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Table 3 Effect of HFD and taurine supplementation on fasting serum lipids, TAC, PON, NOx and plasma Hcy:

From: Effect of taurine supplementation on hyperhomocysteinemia and markers of oxidative stress in high fructose diet induced insulin resistance

Parameter Group
  Control Taurine Fructose-Fed Fructose-Fed + Taurine
TGs (mg/dl) 70.47 ± 8.95 79.53 ± 7.94 262.16 ± 22.47a,b 203.17 ± 16.45a,b,c
T-Chol (mg/dl) 99.86 ± 2.21 93.32 ± 5.22 136.43 ± 1.92a,b 121.37 ± 2.59a,b,c
LDL-C (mg/dl) 29.30 ± 1.64 29.98 ± 3.22 57.27 ± 2.16a,b 45.04 ± 2.22a,b,c
HDL-C (mg/dl) 42.22 ± 1.20 41.35 ± 2.36 52.03 ± 1.40a,b 53.71 ± 1.79a,b
Atherogenic index 2.37 ± 0.03 2.27 ± 0.06 2.63 ± 0.06a,b 2.27 ± 0.07c
Hcy (μmol/l) 10.31 ± 0.65 11.02 ± 0.53 13.89 ± 0.48a,b 14.23 ± 0.62a,b
TAC (mmol/L) 3.05 ± 0.17 3.07 ± 0.11 2.44 ± 0.15a,b 3.11 ± 0.17c
PON (U/ml) 167.30 ± 9.08 160.92 ± 9.07 117.49 ±4.99a,b 148.51 ± 6.75c
NOx (μM) 21.70 ± 2 21.35 ± 1.66 41.97 ± 2.47a,b 26.82 ± 2.21c
  1. Values are expressed as mean ± S.E.M. Number of animal per group n = 8.
  2. HFD, high fructose diet; TGs, triglycerides; T-Chol, total cholesterol; LDL-C, low density lipoprotein cholesterol; HDL-C, high density lipoprotein cholesterol; TAC, total antioxidant capacity: PON, paraoxonase activity: NOx, nitric oxide metabolites: Hcy, homocysteine.
  3. (a) Significant different from control group (P ≤ 0.05).
  4. (b) Significant different from taurine group (P ≤ 0.05).
  5. (c) Significant different from fructose-fed group (P ≤ 0.05).