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Table 2 Changes in plasma biochemical parameters in cats fed a control or HF diet for 6 weeks

From: Changes in fatty acid composition in tissue and serum of obese cats fed a high fat diet

   Pre 2 weeks 4 weeks 6 weeks
Cont (n = 4) TP (g/dl) 6.5 ± 0.4 6.4 ± 0.7 6.7 ± 6.8* 7.0 ± 0.5*
AST (IU/l) 26.5 ± 1.7 32.5 ± 3.7 29.0 ± 1.7 30.0 ± 1.8
TG (mg/dl) 44.1 ± 17.3 49.5 ± 3.5 38.4 ± 7.0 50.0 ± 10.0
ALT (IU/l) 52.0 ± 11.9 61.5 ± 5.7 65.0 ± 13.5 57.0 ± 11.4
ALP (IU/l) 96.5 ± 29.4 170.0 ± 62.5**A 114.5 ± 33.5A 119.0 ± 40.3
LDH (IU/l) 107.0 ± 25.3 116.5 ± 12.5 109.5 ± 80.0 112.0 ± 40.7
T-cho (mg/dl) 106.0 ± 8.8 99.5 ± 8.0 116.0 ± 11.9 104.5 ± 8.7
Glu (mg/dl) 76.5 ± 6.5 79.5 ± 3.9 79.5 ± 26.3 77.0 ± 1.3
BUN (mg/dl) 23.5 ± 1.3 22.5 ± 1.7 22.5 ± 1.5 22.5 ± 1.7
Crea (mg/dl) 0.7 ± 0.1 0.9 ± 0.2 0.9 ± 0.1 0.9 ± 0.1
NEFA (mEq/L) 0.4 ± 0.0 0.5 ± 0.0 0.3 ± 0.1 0.5 ± 0.4*
HF (n = 8) TP (g/dl) 6.5 ± 0.6 6.4 ± 0.6 6.5 ± 0.5 6.7 ± 0.5
AST (IU/l) 27.5 ± 4.5 30.5 ± 6.4* 31.5 ± 5.6* 32.0 ± 4.5**
TG (mg/dl) 44.1 ± 15.5 40.3 ± 19.8 40.3 ± 7.5 32.4 ± 29.7
ALT (IU/l) 41.0 ± 14.2 59.5 ± 10.5 61.5 ± 12.7* 70.5 ± 12.4**
ALP (IU/l) 77.0 ± 50.6 200.0 ± 16.2**BC 112.0 ± 52.2B 109.5 ± 55.0C
LDH (IU/l) 136.0 ± 46.3 122.0 ± 54.2 112.5 ± 46.4 126.5 ± 68.3
T-cho (mg/dl) 104.0 ± 20.2 93.5 ± 21.4** 98.0 ± 17.5 103.0 ± 29.1
Glu (mg/dl) 73.0 ± 5.7 81.0 ± 7.8 84.5 ± 15.1** 76.0 ± 10.6
BUN (mg/dl) 23.5 ± 3.8 22.5 ± 2.2 23.5 ± 2.5 22.5 ± 2.3**
Crea (mg/dl) 0.8 ± 0.3 0.9 ± 0.2 1.0 ± 0.2 1.1 ± 0.2**
NEFA (mEq/L) 0.4 ± 0.1 0.4 ± 0.1 0.3 ± 0.1 0.6 ± 0.2*
  1. Significantly different from Pre: *; P < 0.05 **; P < 0.01. The same capital letters indicate statistically significant differences between the time points (P < 0.05)