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Table 4 Effect of RYR extract on hepatic total lipid and total cholesterol levels

From: Monascus purpureus-fermented Thai glutinous rice reduces blood and hepatic cholesterol and hepatic steatosis concentrations in diet-induced hypercholesterolemic rats

Treatment groups Hepatic lipid (mg/g liver)
Total lipid Total cholesterol
SP-control 41.16 ± 6.75a 6.00 ± 0.95a
SP-2 g 38.40 ± 5.34a 5.44 ± 0.89a
HFC-control 187.09 ± 5.84c 9.20 ± 0.50b
HFC-1 g 136.93 ± 12.93b 6.33 ± 1.66a
HFC-2 g 134.60 ± 9.89b 4.52 ± 1.96a
HFC-rosuvastatin 135.66 ± 11.75b 5.96 ± 1.68a
  1. Each value is the mean ± SD (n = 8). Values with different superscript letters (a,b,c) in the same column differ significantly (p < 0.05) by the Tukey HSD test.