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Table 2 Effect of High cholesterol diet, rutin and their combination on plasma levels of AST, ALT, TG, TC, HDL and LDL

From: Protective effect of rutin on the antioxidant genes expression in hypercholestrolemic male Westar rat

Group AST (U/L) ALT (U/L) Triglycerides (mg/dl) Total cholesterol (mg/dl) HDL (mg/dl) LDL (mg/dl)
Control (rat chow) 35.64±1.52 22.76±0.84 63.03±5.99 66.67±4.25 29.91±1.32 48.32±2.32
Rutin (0.2%) 34.40±0.79 20.43±0.33 56.33±6.12 61.70±3.57 30.93±0.98 47.09±1.87
High cholesterol diet 53.30±3.07* 35.71±1.87* 93.30±4.94* 125.33±13.94* 24.87±1.54* 80.72±3.19*
Rutin (0.2%) + HCD 37.60±2.00# 23.10±1.25# 86.46±5.25* 98.06±7.06*# 26.86±1.35 71.50±2.93*#
  1. Data were expressed as Mean±SEM. *&# indicate a significant change from control and HCD, respectively, at p < 0.05 using ANOVA followed by Tukey-Kramer as a post ANOVA test. Six animals were used in each group.