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Table 2 Effect of HF diet and Kupffer cells reduction on triacylglycerol content in the liver

From: Kupffer cells ameliorate hepatic insulin resistance induced by high-fat diet rich in monounsaturated fatty acids: the evidence for the involvement of alternatively activated macrophages

   SD SD + GdCl3 P HF HF + GdCl3 P
TAG (μmol/g) fasted 7.1 ± 0.2 8.1 ± 0.4 N.S. 21.4 ± 1.4x 14.1 ± 1.7y 0.05
  fed 4.4 ± 0.4 5.3 ± 0.4 N.S. 25.2 ± 0.7x 16.4 ± 0.3y 0.01
DAG (nmol/g) fasted 10.8 ± 0.3 12.4 ± 0.6 N.S. 31.2 ± 1.1x 54.6 ± 2.5y 0.01
  fed 7.3 ± 0.2 6.8 ± 0.2 N.S. 36.7 ± 1.8x 69.3 ± 2.1y 0.001
  1. P value indicates the significance of GdCl3 treatment within each group; x p < 0.05 HF vs SD; y p < 0.05 HF + GdCl3 vs SD + GdCl3. Data are given as mean ± S.E.M., n = 6.