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Table 2 HDL-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

HDL-Lipids Diet Chol Low Fat 5% High Fat 20% Statistical significance (3 way ANOVA)
      Factor P value
Total Cholesterol (mmol/l) FO - 2.90 ± 0.29 2.19 ± 0.48 DT 0.0001
   + 3.96 ± 0.87 2.24 ± 0.56 CHOL 0.0020
  MIX - 4.74 ± 0.07 5.86 ± 0.37 DT × DL 0.0001
   + 6.00 ± 1.23 6.78 ± 0.45   
Free Cholesterol (mmol/l) FO - 0.18 ± 0.08 0.31 ± 0.07 DT 0.0001
   + 0.31 ± 0.08 0.25 ± 0.16   
  MIX - 0.60 ± 0.17 0.57 ± 0.03   
   + 0.60 ± 0.17 0.59 ± 0.12   
Cholesterol Ester (mmol/l) FO - 2.67 ± 0.29 1.88 ± 0.41 DT 0.0001
   + 3.88 ± 0.71 1.98 ± 0.49 CHOL 0.0009
  MIX - 3.55 ± 0.61 4.34 ± 0.42 DT × DL 0.0001
   + 4.33 ± 0.80 5.34 ± 0.96   
Triacylglycerol (mmol/l) FO - 0.32 ± 0.03 0.44 ± 0.12 DT × DL 0.0400
   + 0.39 ± 0.14 0.33 ± 0.10 DL × CHOL 0.0400  
  MIX - 0.37 ± 0.03 0.32 ± 0.03   
   + 0.40 ± 0.09 0.30 ± 0.04   
Phospholipids (mmol/l) FO - 0.57 ± 0.12 0.59 ± 0.16 DT 0.0001
   + 1.62 ± 0.43 1.27 ± 0.23 DL 0.01
  MIX - 3.43 ± 0.26 2.91 ± 0.33 CHOL 0.0003
   + 4.20 ± 0.45 4.67 ± 0.46 DT × DL 0.0005
      DT × CHOL 0.05  
      DL × CHOL 0.0007  
  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.