Table 1

Biochemical variables in the groups

Group

AST (U/L)

ALT (U/L)

Cholesterol (U/L)

Triglyceride (U/L)


Control

6

108 ± 3

40 ± 1

36 ± 1

88 ± 3

Vitamin E

6

95 ± 4

37 ± 8

35 ± 1

70 ± 1

Vitamin C

6

96 ± 6

28 ± 8

45 ± 1

104 ± 6


Data expressed as mean ± SD Normal values in U/L(AST = 10–34;ALT = 10–44;cholesterol e triglyceride = until 45). Control – were fed a choline-deficient diet for four weeks; Vitamin E – were fed a choline-deficient diet + vitamin E (200 mg/day) for four weeks; Vitamin C (n = 6) – were fed a choline-deficient diet + vitamin C (30 mg/Kg/day) for four weeks.

Oliveira et al. Nutrition Journal 2003 2:9   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-2-9

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