Table 2: Serum parameters after 12-week allicin administration ( , mM).

Parameter5 mg/kg10 mg/kg20 mg/kgControl Normal (regular diet)
High-cholesterol diet (allicin administered)

TC
TG
GLU
HDL-C
LDL-C

The data are mean ± S.D. and significantly different at and by the unpaired Student's t-test.
TC: total cholesterol, TG: triglyceride, GLU: plasma glucose, HDL-C: high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, LDL-C: low-density lipoprotein cholesterol.
The high cholesterol control group, 200 μL PBS (pH 7.4) was served instead of allicin as a negative control.