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Table 2 Plasma TC, TG, lipoprotein compositions, MDA, and NEFA concentrations in dogs with aging

From: Age effects on plasma cholesterol and triglyceride profiles and metabolite concentrations in dogs

  0-7 years (12) 8-13 years (12)
BCS 2.8 ± 0.7 3.4 ± 0.8
TC (mg dL-1) 284.8 ± 111.2 229.3 ± 87.4
 Fraction 1 (mg dL-1) 192.2 ± 47.5 175.4 ± 45.7
 Fraction 2 (mg dL-1) 79.8 ± 72.6 27.4 ± 15.6 (11)*
 Fraction 3 (mg dL-1) 11.7 ± 6.6 15.8 ± 14.8
 Fraction 4 (mg dL-1) 3.6 ± 3.3 (4) 0 (11)*
TG (mg dL-1) 87.8 ± 68.0 160.2 ± 119.7
 Fraction 1 (mg dL-1) 0 0
 Fraction 2 (mg dL-1) 2.2 ± 1.7 (8) 0.5 ± 0.5 (7)*
 Fraction 3 (mg dL-1) 55.2 ± 31.3 143.0 ± 109.3*
 Fraction 4 (mg dL-1) 41.8 ± 36.4 (6) 47.8 ± 16.2 (4)
MDA (μm ol L-1) 4.0 ± 1.5 4.9 ± 2.2
NEFA (mEq L-1) 0.7 ± 0.3 0.9 ± 0.3
  1. The numbers in parentheses indicate the number of animals examined.
  2. Data are expressed as mean ± SD.
  3. *Significant (P < 0.05) when compared against 0-7 years old group.