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Table 1 Effect of C. domestica on cholesterol, triglyceride and phospholipid levels in the serum and aorta.

From: Lowering of lipid composition in aorta of guinea pigs by Curcuma domestica

Group Cholesterol Triglyceride Phospholipid
  serum aorta serum aorta serum aorta
  (mg/ml) (μg/g protein) (mg/ml) (mg/g protein) (μmol/ml) (mmol/g protein)
untreated 4.32 ± 0.86 5.28 ± 1.23 7.31 ± 2.53 28.00 ± 6.25 0.12 ± 0.01 1.06 ± 0.02
(control)       
given high 4.66 ± 1.20 22.06 ± 4.63* 22.47 ± 5.29* 65.34 ± 11.72* 0.14 ± 0.01 2.48 ± 0.50*
cholestrol       
diet       
given high 4.40 ± 0.89 5.26 ± 1.82** 7.30 ± 0.46** 28.67 ± 5.17** 0.13 ± 0.01 1.07 ± 0.17**
cholesterol       
diet and       
C. domestic a       
given 2.25 ± 0.90 5.13± 1.24 6.40 ± 0.45 23.94 ± 5.14 0.12 ± 0.01 1.05 ± 0.09
C. domestica       
  1. The data are presented as mean ± SEM of 6 animals. * Significantly different when compared to untreated group (control), p < 0.05 ** Significantly different when compared to group given high cholesterol diet, p < 0.05