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Table 2 Plasma profile after indicated time of dietary treatment

From: Green tea powder and Lactobacillus plantarum affect gut microbiota, lipid metabolism and inflammation in high-fat fed C57BL/6J mice

  Week Ctrl Lp GT Lp + GT
Glucose (mM) 11 7.3 ± 0.4 8.2 ± 0.6 7.4 ± 0.7 7.5 ± 0.5
  22 9.3 ± 0.5a# 9.5 ± 0.7a 6.0 ± 0.4b 7.1 ± 0.3b
Insulin (pM) 11 289 ± 48a 403 ± 50a 177 ± 12b 169 ± 12b
  22 387 ± 72a 353 ± 58a 99 ± 6b* 100 ± 4b*
Fructosamine (μM) 11 535 ± 25a 629 ± 45a 429 ± 23b 545 ± 41b
  22 606 ± 18 582 ± 39a 521 ± 16b# 518 ± 21b
Cholesterol (mM) 11 4.2 ± 0.24a 4.3 ± 0.22 4.7 ± 0.22 4.8 ± 0.08b
  22 5.2 ± 0.3 5.0 ± 0.24a 3.9 ± 0.08b* 4.0 ± 0.18b*
TAG (mM) 11 0.41 ± 0.04a 0.42 ± 0.07 0.29 ± 0.03b 0.31 ± 0.02
  22 0.48 ± 0.05a 0.40 ± 0.05a 0.30 ± 0.02b 0.32 ± 0.03b
NEFA (mM) 11 0.57 ± 0.02a 0.59 ± 0.04a 0.47 ± 0.03b 0.52 ± 0.03ab
  22 0.52 ± 0.03 0.55 ± 0.05 0.47 ± 0.01 0.49 ± 0.03
Adiponectin (μg/ml) 11 18.1 ± 1.3 17.6 ± 1.0 14.7 ± 1.6 14.8 ± 1.7
  22 18.4 ± 1.5ab 18.8 ± 0.9a 15.3 ± 0.7b 15.7 ± 0.8b
  1. Values within a row not sharing the same letter indicate significant difference, p < 0.05.
  2. § p < 0.05, # p < 0.01, * p < 0.001 indicate significant difference between 11 and 22 weeks.
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