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Table 1 Plasma and liver lipids in running C57BL/6 mice compared with sedentary controls

From: Voluntary exercise increases cholesterol efflux but not macrophage reverse cholesterol transport in vivo in mice

  Sedentary (n = 6) Running (n = 7)
PLASMA LIPIDS   
Total cholesterol (mg/dl) 85 ± 3 78 ± 7
HDL cholesterol (mg/dl) 56 ± 5 49 ± 6
Non-HDL cholesterol (mg/dl) 29 ± 4 29 ± 6
Triglycerides (mg/dl) 68 ± 20 44 ± 16*
Phospholipids (mg/dl) 182 ± 7 155 ± 23
MORPHOLOGICAL DATA   
Body weight (g) 22.2 ± 1.1 21.8 ± 1.3
Liver weight (g) 0.98 ± 0.06 1.1 ± 0.06**
Liver weight (% of body weight) 4.4 ± 0.2 5.0 ± 0.3**
Food intake (g/d) 4.1 ± 0.3 5.4 ± 0.5***
LIVER LIPIDS   
Total cholesterol (μmol/g) 7.3 ± 0.8 6.3 ± 0.7
Free cholesterol (μmol/g) 6.6 ± 0.8 5.6 ± 0.7*
Cholesterol esters (μmol/g) 0.7 ± 0.3 0.6 ± 0.1
Triglycerides (μmol/g) 24.3 ± 3.6 14.0 ± 2.3***
Phospholipids (μmol/g) 37.8 ± 5.5 33.3 ± 5.3
  1. Values are means ± SD determined after 2 weeks of voluntary wheel running exercise. Significant differences from sedentary mice are indicated as: * p < 0.05; ** p < 0.01; *** p < 0.001.