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Table 5 Changes in serum lipids and lipid-related proteins in corn oil and flaxseed oil periods

From: Flaxseed oil intake reduces serum small dense low-density lipoprotein concentrations in Japanese men: a randomized, double blind, crossover study

   Corn oil period Flaxseed oil period
   0 week 4 week 12 week 0 week 4 week 12 week
Total cholesterol (mg/dl) 212.2 ± 7.7 204.9 ± 7.0 216.9 ± 7.7 210.1 ± 5.8 204.8 ± 6.7 202.3 ± 7.3
LDL-cholesterol (mg/dl) 135.3 ± 7.8 127.4 ± 7.3 137.9 ± 7.7 131.2 ± 6.1 126.3 ± 6.3 127.7 ± 7.2
HDL-cholesterol (mg/dl) 51.0 ± 2.3 51.8 ± 2.0 54.9 ± 3.0 53.3 ± 3.0 53.7 ± 2.7 49.2 ± 2.7
non HDL-cholesterol (mg/dl) 161.2 ± 8.0 153.1 ± 7.0 162.0 ± 7.8 156.9 ± 6.6 151.1 ± 6.9 153.1 ± 7.0
Triglyceride (mg/dl) 139.5 ± 13.7 141.3 ± 13.9 127.0 ± 17.0 126.1 ± 11.1 134.3 ± 15.2 112.9 ± 9.1
RLP-cholesterol (mg/dl) 5.1 ± 0.5 5.0 ± 0.4 4.8 ± 0.6 4.4 ± 0.3 5.0 ± 0.5 4.1 ± 0.2
CETP (μg/ml) 2.0 ± 0.1 2.0 ± 0.1 1.9 ± 0.1 1.9 ± 0.1 1.9 ± 0.1 1.8 ± 0.1*†
apoA-1 (mg/dl) 133.7 ± 5.7 133.7 ± 5.6 136.3 ± 5.1 135.1 ± 6.0 136.5 ± 5.9 129.1 ± 6.2
apoB (mg/dl) 106.6 ± 6.0 102.7 ± 5.1 106.7 ± 5.3 105.5 ± 4.9 101.4 ± 4.8 100.5 ± 5.0
apoC-3 (mg/dl) 10.5 ± 0.6 10.7 ± 0.7 10.4 ± 0.7 9.9 ± 0.5 10.2 ± 0.6 9.6 ± 0.5
apoE (mg/dl) 4.2 ± 0.2 4.2 ± 0.2 4.3 ± 0.3 4.3 ± 0.2 4.1 ± 0.3 3.9 ± 0.2
apoB48 (mg/dl) 3.8 ± 0.5 3.7 ± 0.5 3.8 ± 0.5 3.0 ± 0.4 3.7 ± 0.5 3.6 ± 0.6
  1. Values are means ± SE, n = 15.
  2. RLP-cholesterol; remnant like particles-cholesterol, CETP; cholesteryl ester transfer protein.
  3. *; p <0.05 vs. baseline, repeated-measures ANOVA with Bonferroni correction, †; p <0.05 vs. corn oil, paired t test.