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Figure 2: Scatter plot and regression analysis of serum TOC and uOC levels with serum triglycerides and serum HDL-cholesterol levels, respectively, within the group of individuals with the metabolic syndrome. The serum TOC was significantly and negatively correlated with serum triglycerides ( , ), whereas uOC significantly correlated with serum HDL-cholesterol levels ( , ).