Journal of Lipids / 2011 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Hydroxyurea Therapy Mobilises Arachidonic Acid from Inner Cell Membrane Aminophospholipids in Patients with Homozygous Sickle Cell Disease

Table 2

Plasma lipid concentrations of steady state HU treated HbSS sickle cell patients and HbAA healthy controls.

Plasma lipidsHbAA ( )HbSS ( )

LDL-cholesterol (mmol/L)2.4 ± 0.51.7 ± 0.7**
HDL-cholesterol (mmol/L)1.1 ± 0.30.8 ± 0.2***
Total cholesterol (mmol/L)3.71 ± 0.562.7 ± 0.8***
Triacylglycerol (mmol/L)1.01 ± 0.41.24 ± 0.03

HbSS patients versus HbAA controls: ** , *** ;