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Table 3 Serum lipid biochemical parameters in rats at W3 and W13

From: Dietary curcumin supplementation promotes browning and energy expenditure in postnatal overfed rats

  NL SL SL1% CUR SL2% CUR
W3
 TC (mg/dl) 2.14 ± 0.09 2.00 ± 0.15   
 TG (mmol/L) 0.59 ± 0.13 0.64 ± 0.13   
 HDL-C (mmol/L) 0.59 ± 0.01 0.46 ± 0.05a   
 LDL-C (mmol/L) 0.52 ± 0.04 0.55 ± 0.30   
W13
 TC (mg/dl) 1.59 ± 0.07 1.85 ± 0.07a 1.58 ± 0.06b 1.47 ± 0.06b
 TG (mmol/L) 0.59 ± 0.06 1.23 ± 0.13a 0.60 ± 0.12b 0.57 ± 0.04b
 HDL-C (mmol/L) 0.38 ± 0.02 0.36 ± 0.03 0.34 ± 0.03 0.37 ± 0.02
 LDL-C (mmol/L) 0.43 ± 0.04 0.61 ± 0.03a 0.46 ± 0.04b 0.47 ± 0.02b
  1. All values represent the means ± SEMs
  2. Student’s unpaired t-test at W3 and ANOVA at W13 were performed. n = 6 in each group
  3. W3 week 3, W13 week 13, NL normal litter, SL small litter, CUR curcumin, TC total cholesterol, TG triglyceride, HDL-C high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, LDL-C low-density lipoprotein cholesterol
  4. ap < 0.05 versus NL
  5. bp < 0.05 versus SL