Table 3: Effect of oat bran and barley bran supplementation for 8 weeks on kidney function in rats with induced hypercholesterolemia.


Uric acid mg/dLMean ± SE
t-test−2.58*2.12 NS1.24 NS
Creatinine umol/LMean ± SE
t-test−0.34 NS−0.25 NS0.23 NS
Urea umol/LMean ± SE

Significant differences with controls calculated by paired sample t-test. *means significant at , **means highly significant at , ***means very high significant at , and NS means nonsignificant.