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Table 1 Effect of lithogenic diet on body weight, organ weights and plasma lipid levels

From: Alteration of gut microbiota in association with cholesterol gallstone formation in mice

  Chow LD
Initial body weight (g) 21.00 ± 0.76 21.73 ± 0.73
Final body weight (g) 21.48 ± 1.07 23.82 ± 1.24*
Liver weight (mg) 945.29 ± 160.66 1361.71 ± 179.72*
Gallbladder volume (μL) 13.29 ± 4.46 74.57 ± 29.38*
Plasma lipid
TC (mmol/L) 2.92 ± 0.35 4.49 ± 1.16*
HDL (mmol/L) 2.35 ± 0.24 3.24 ± 0.80*
LDL (mmol/L) 0.09 ± 0.04 1.24 ± 0.52*
  1. TC total cholesterol, HDL high-density lipoprotein, LDL low-density lipoprotein. ‘*’ represents p < 0.05