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Table 2 Serum and organ characteristics in female apolipoprotein E-deficient mice fed high-fat Western-type diets supplemented with different oils for 13 weeks

From: Cold-pressed minke whale oil reduces circulating LDL/VLDL-cholesterol, lipid oxidation and atherogenesis in apolipoprotein E-deficient mice fed a Western-type diet for 13 weeks

  CO Diet A CLO Diet B RWO Diet C RWO-I Diet D RWO-II Diet E CWO Diet F
TAG (mmol/l) 2.18 ± 0.52 2.36 ± 0.61 2.35 ± 0.68 2.04 ± 0.49 2.03 ± 0.75 2.04 ± 0.74
Glucose (mmol/l) 14.5 ± 2.40 12.4 ± 1.84 15.2 ± 3.25 13.2 ± 3.87 13.6 ± 2.56 13.8 ± 2.22
Uric acid (mmol/l) 409 ± 165 399 ± 168 541 ± 211 505 ± 250 414 ± 219 354.4 ± 132
Proteins (g/l) 83.1 ± 18.2 73.3 ± 13.5 87.7 ± 16.4 85.1 ± 21.6 81.9 ± 16.7 79.3 ± 11.8
NEFA (mmol/l) 1.44 ± 0.24 1.66 ± 0.19 1.64 ± 0.25 1.56 ± 0.29 1.56 ± 0.34 1.78 ± 0.60
Spleen (g) 0.17 ± 0.05 0.17 ± 0.02 0.21 ± 0.07 0.20 ± 0.07 0.19 ± 0.05 0.17 ± 0.03
Kidney (g) 0.16 ± 0.03 0.15 ± 0.01 0.16 ± 0.02 0.16 ± 0.03 0.15 ± 0.02 0.15 ± 0.03
Heart (g) 0.15 ± 0.02 0.13 ± 0.01 0.15 ± 0.02 0.14 ± 0.02 0.14 ± 0.02 0.13 ± 0.01
Adipose (g) 2.24 ± 0.67 1.60 ± 0.58 2.03 ± 0.74 1.71 ± 0.67 2.08 ± 0.80 1.44 ± 0.38
IFNγ (pg/ml) 0.79 ± 0.97 1.26 ± 1.90 0.43 ± 0.14 0.57 ± 0.42 0.60 ± 0.51 0.45 ± 0.19
IL-10 (pg/ml) 40.7 ± 6.64 40.4 ± 17.1 40.4 ± 12.6 62.8 ± 88.6 39.1 ± 9.66 39.4 ± 10.5
IL-1β (pg/ml) 2.81 ± 1.49 2.61 ± 0.92 1.41 ± 2.68 3.29 ± 1.92 2.57 ± 2.09 3.20 ± 1.36
IL-2 (pg/ml) 1.03 ± 0.33 0.94 ± 0.40 1.13 ± 0.40 1.09 ± 0.61 1.15 ± 0.44 1.17 ± 0.27
IL-5 (pg/ml) 10.9 ± 5.54 7.82 ± 3.60 9.20 ± 4.83 9.28 ± 4.97 7.33 ± 3.19 10.2 ± 3.93
IL-6 (pg/ml) 61.1 ± 64.3 43.4 ± 28.1 50.6 ± 24.4 73.1 ± 55.5 58.4 ± 52.1 46.5 ± 28.5
KC/GRO (pg/ml) 195 ± 52.9 172 ± 43.5 168 ± 52.3 173 ± 81.2 146 ± 32.7 156 ± 63.1
TNFα (pg/ml) 25.3 ± 13.4 21.6 ± 5.90 20.1 ± 5.66 21.6 ± 10.3 24.6 ± 7.11 19.11 ± 4.80
  1. Data are presented as mean ± SD. CO (n = 11), CLO (n = 9), RWO (n = 11), RWO-I (n = 11), RWO-II (n = 12), CWO (n = 10). None of the values for any group in this table are significantly different from values in any other group