Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2013 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Beta-Glucan-Rich Extract from Pleurotus sajor-caju (Fr.) Singer Prevents Obesity and Oxidative Stress in C57BL/6J Mice Fed on a High-Fat Diet

Table 3

Effects of GE and metformin on lipid profile and AI in C57BL/6J mice fed on a high-fat diet or normal diet.

GroupsSerum concentration (mmol/L)

ND 0.07

Values expressed are means ± S.D of ( per group) measurements. For same assay with various treatment groups, superscripts in the different bar with different alphabets (a–c) were significantly different ( ). Superscripts with same alphabets were not significantly different between the treated groups ( ). TG is triglycerides; TC is total cholesterol; HDL-c is high-density lipoprotein cholesterol; LDL-c is low-density lipoprotein cholesterol; AI is atherogenic index.

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