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Table 2 Lipid profile of female and male rats after 28 days of administration of S. platensis

From: Hypolipidemic effect and activation of Lecithin Cholesterol Acyl Transferase (LCAT) by aqueous extract of Spirulina platensis during toxicological investigation

Females Males
Doses mg/kg bw TC (mg/dl) HDL C (mg/dl) TG (mg/dl) Atherogenic index CT/HDL C TC (mg/dl) HDL C(mg/dl) TG (mg/dl) Atherogenic index CT/HDL C
Control 66 ± 23 42 ± 7a 250 ± 118 1.64 ± 0.42 92 ± 17a 52 ± 6 385 ± 90 1.76 ± 0.14
250 62 ± 12 43 ± 8a 257 ± 98 1.44 ± 0.19 84 ± 9a 53 ± 9 294 ± 147 1.58 ± 0.17
500 61 ± 11 40 ± 8a 207 ± 160 1.50 ± 0.10 74 ± 6b 40 ± 3 229 ± 152 1.85 ± 0.32
1000 57 ± 4 35 ± 5b 289 ± 127 1.62 ± 0.19 89 ± 14a 49 ± 3 334 ± 86 1.81 ± 0.19
  1. In the same column, the values subscripted with the same letter are not significantly different at p < 0.05
  2. Bw body weight, TC total cholesterol, HDL C High Density Lipoprotein cholesterol, LDL C Low Density Lipoprotein cholesterol, TG Triglycerides
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