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Table 4 Effect of coenzyme Q10 supplement on blood lipid profiles in SD rats fed 1% of cholesterol diet

From: The effects of coenzyme Q10 supplement on blood lipid indices and hepatic antioxidant defense system in SD rats fed a high cholesterol diet

Items Treatment
No Cholesterol Cholesterol (1%) Significance
No CoQ10 CoQ10 (0.5%) No CoQ10 CoQ10 (0.5%)
CON COQ CHO CHCQ Coq Cho C*C
Triglyceride (mg/dl) 41.00 ± 15.02b 39.40 ± 17.33b 72.00 ± 22.95a 43.60 ± 8.26b NS * NS
Total cholesterol (mg/dl) 140.04 ± 19.79 144.10 ± 9.36 123.86 ± 17.23 131.56 ± 11.94 NS NS NS
HDL-cholesterol (mg/dl) 94.72 ± 15.24a 100.62 ± 6.01a 67.80 ± 15.28b 77.68 ± 6.11b NS * NS
LDL-cholesterol (mg/dl) 37.12 ± 9.97 35.60 ± 7.02 41.66 ± 8.16 45.16 ± 7.27 NS NS NS
TC/HDL ratio 1.48 ± 0.10b 1.44 ± 0.10b 1.86 ± 0.26a 1.69 ± 0.08a NS * NS
LDL/HDL ratio 0.40 ± 0.08 b 0.36 ± 0.07b 0.64 ± 0.21a 0.58 ± 0.09a NS * NS
  1. Means±SD (n = 6) with different superscript differ among groups (p < 0.05).
  2. NS indicates non-significant, TC/HDL ratio indicates ratio of total cholesterol to HDL-cholesterol, LDL/HDL ratio indicates ratio of LDL-cholesterol to HDL-cholesterol, Coq effect of coenzyme Q10, Cho effect of cholesterol, C*C interaction effect between coenzyme Q10 and cholesterol
  3. *Indicates significant difference at p < 0.05