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Table 5 Bile acid profiles in faeces in C57BL/6 J mice after 16 weeks (n = 5)

From: Medium-chain fatty acids decrease serum cholesterol via reduction of intestinal bile acid reabsorption in C57BL/6J mice

BAs in Faeces (mg/3 d) CR-MCT CR-LCT CR
CA 115.11 ± 14.05a,b 69.48 ± 11.14 78.03 ± 12.82
CDCA 10.62 ± 1.44a,b 4.57 ± 1.01 4.52 ± 0.96
TCA 2.43 ± 0.45 2.7 ± 0.31 2.84 ± 0.43
TCDCA 3.77 ± 0.27a 3.05 ± 0.06 3.24 ± 0.98
GCA 1.05 ± 0.27 1.16 ± 0.33 1.33 ± 0.32
GCDCA 7.00 ± 2.92 4.94 ± 2.76 5.38 ± 2.25
Total Primary BAs 139.98 ± 11.44a,b 85.89 ± 10.7 95.33 ± 13.89
DCA 2.1 ± 0.22 1.98 ± 0.13 1.62 ± 0.42
LCA 8.71 ± 0.9a.b 4.15 ± 0.69 4.55 ± 0.19
UDCA 6.89 ± 0.99a.b 5.37 ± 0.73 4.9 ± 0.89
TLCA 0.76 ± 0.02a.b 0.48 ± 0.13 0.49 ± 0.05
TDCA 3.82 ± 0.28 3.70 ± 0.14 3.26 ± 0.48
GDCA 1.38 ± 0.45 1.18 ± 0.01 1.48 ± 0.35
Total Secondary BAs 23.66 ± 1.53a,b 16.87 ± 1.37 16.3 ± 1.67
Total BAs 163.64 ± 11.6a,b 102.77 ± 11.14 111.62 ± 13.96
  1. aP < 0.05, versus CR-LCT group
  2. bP < 0.05, versus CR group