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Table 1 LDL-lipid composition of hamsters fed with various diets.

From: The levels of plasma low density lipoprotein are independent of cholesterol ester transfer protein in fish-oil fed F1B hamsters

LDL-Lipids Diet Chol Low Fat 5% High Fat 20% Statistical significance
(3 way ANOVA)
      Factor P value
Total Cholesterol (mmol/l) FO - 4.84 ± 0.61 4.57 ± 0.36 DT 0.0001
   + 8.84 ± 2.06 5.10 ± 1.00 DT × DL 0.0020
  MIX - 1.54 ± 0.32 1.41 ± 0.25 DT × CHOL 0.0007
   + 1.27 ± 0.25 1.63 ± 0.48 DL × CHOL 0.0200
Free Cholesterol (mmol/l) FO - 0.45 ± 0.05 1.53 ± 0.46 DL 0.0001
   + 0.69 ± 0.17 1.99 ± 0.45   
  MIX - 0.28 ± 0.10 0.70 ± 0.13   
   + 0.38 ± 0.14 0.58 ± 0.15   
Cholesterol Ester (mmol/l) FO - 4.08 ± 0.43 2.62 ± 0.84 DT 0.0001
   + 8.05 ± 1.96 3.07 ± 1.00 CHOL 0.0001
  MIX - 0.87 ± 0.30 0.88 ± 0.29 DT × DL 0.0300
   + 0.80 ± 0.17 0.79 ± 0.17 DL × CHOL 0.0004
Triacylglycerol (mmol/l) FO - 0.65 ± 0.08 1.62 ± 0.27 DT 0.0001
   + 1.01 ± 0.34 1.53 ± 0.22 DT × DL 0.0001
  MIX - 0.24 ± 0.03 0.22 ± 0.04 DL × CHOL 0.0200
   + 0.29 ± 0.07 0.17 ± 0.01   
Phospholipids (mmol/l) FO - 0.69 ± 0.10 0.66 ± 0.11 DT 0.0001
   + 0.98 ± 0.18 0.73 ± 0.10 CHOL 0.03
  MIX - 0.37 ± 0.07 0.36 ± 0.06 DT × DL 0.03
   + 0.33 ± 0.05 0.36 ± 0.04 DT × CHOL 0.009
  1. FO, fish oil; MIX, MIX diet; Chol, cholesterol; DT, diet type; DL, diet level; CHOL, Cholesterol For details of diets and procedures, see "Materials and methods" section. Animals were fed the indicated diets for 2 weeks. All values represent means ± SD.