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Figure 3 | BMC Gastroenterology

Figure 3

From: Impaired mitochondrial β-oxidation in patients with chronic hepatitis C: relation with viral load and insulin resistance

Figure 3

Ketone body fraction concentration during fasting in patients with chronic hepatitis C and healthy volunteers. The rates of change in both acetoacetate (A) and 3-hydroxybutyrate (B) between 12 h and 15 h after fasting were significantly lower in patients than in healthy volunteers (** denotes P <0.01). The line represents a median value. Log transformation was performed. Student’s t test.

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