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Table 3 Blood biochemical parameters in the postprandial condition after feeding the low-protein and low-arginine diets for 14 days

From: Low-arginine and low-protein diets induce hepatic lipid accumulation through different mechanisms in growing rats

  15PAA 5PAA Low Arg
n 8 8 9
Body weight (g) 286 +/− 5 a 267 +/− 5 b 283 +/− 5 a b
Total cholesterol (mg/dl) 69.9 +/− 2.8a 65.0 +/− 2.0a 50.8 +/− 2.3b
HDL cholesterol (mg/dl) 14.8 +/− 0.6 11.6 +/− 0.7 13.7 +/− 0.5
Glucose (mg/dl) 202 +/− 8 196 +/− 9 209 +/− 9
Insulin (ng/ml) 3.2 +/− 0.2ab 1.9 +/− 0.4a 4.6 +/− 0.6b
  1. Data are shown as the mean +/− S.E.M.
  2. Different superscript letters denote significant differences (p < 0.05)