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Table 3 Plasma triglycerides and total cholesterol concentrations in rats treated with ginsenosides

From: Ginseng extract and ginsenoside Rb1 attenuate carbon tetrachloride-induced liver fibrosis in rats

  Control CCl4 GE Rb1
Triglycerides (mmol/l)     
W0 0.16 ± 0.04a 0.16 ± 0.04a 0.14 ± 0.03a 0.15 ± 0.02a
W2 0.24 ± 0.04a 0.39 ± 0.19b 0.25 ± 0.04a 0.28 ± 0.10a
W9 0.54 ± 0.10c 0.35 ± 0.06b 0.27 ± 0.05a 0.29 ± 0.07a
Total cholesterol (mmol/l)     
W0 0.90 ± 0.11b 0.71 ± 0.12a 0.79 ± 0.16ab 0.75 ± 0.10a
W2 1.01 ± 0.14a 1.20 ± 0.18b 1.05 ± 0.21ab 0.95 ± 0.27a
W9 0.79 ± 0.11a 0.70 ± 0.17a 0.67 ± 0.10a 0.66 ± 0.20a
  1. Data are presented as mean ± SD (n =10). Values not sharing the same superscript differ significantly (p <0.05) within the same row.