Table 2

Serum HDL and triglyceride levels

GroupHDL (mmol/L)Triglycerides (mmol/L)
Intact (i.m.)2.29 ± 0.06a0.55 ± 0.03
OVX (i.m.)2.65 ± 0.100.83 ± 0.07
OVX + EXE (20 mg/kg)2.56 ± 0.080.77 ± 0.04
OVX + EXE (50 mg/kg)1.82 ± 0.04a0.87 ± 0.07
OVX + EXE (100 mg/kg)1.64 ± 0.06a0.71 ± 0.04
OVX +17-H-EXE (20 mg/kg)2.04 ± 0.11a0.91 ± 0.05
Intact (p.o.)2.40 ± 0.090.70 ± 0.08
OVX (p.o.)2.29 ± 0.080.67 ± 0.06
OVX + LET (1 mg/kg)2.54 ± 0.060.87 ± 0.04
  • NOTE. Data are mean ± SE (n = 12).

  • Abbreviations: i.m., intramuscular injection; p.o., oral gavage.

  • * P < 0.001 versus OVX (i.m.) controls.