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Table 3 Level of triglyceride (TG) and total cholesterol (TC) in cardiac tissue and plasma from non-diabetic mice (Non-DM), diabetic mice consumed normal diet (DM), 2% caffeic acid (CA) or ellagic acid (EA) at 12 week.

From: Anti-inflammatory and anti-coagulatory activities of caffeic acid and ellagic acid in cardiac tissue of diabetic mice

  Non-DM DM DM+CA DM+EA
Cardiac tissue     
TG, mg/g wet tissue 25.4 ± 1.8a 41.7 ± 2.3d 36.8 ± 1.7c 32.4 ± 2.0b
TC, mg/g wet tissue 2.9 ± 0.8a 4.2 ± 0.8b 4.0 ± 0.9b 3.9 ± 0.7b
Plasma     
TG, g/l 2.24 ± 0.18a 4.16 ± 0.34d 3.51 ± 0.15c 3.04 ± 0.21b
TC, g/l 1.34 ± 0.23a 3.67 ± 0.31b 3.56 ± 0.26b 3.61 ± 0.23b
  1. a-dMeans in a row without a common letter differ, p < 0.05.
  2. Data are mean ± SD, n = 15.