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Table 3 Association between tissue arsenic levels and some lipid parameters in the animals on exposure to sodium arsenite and sodium arsenate for 12 weeks through drinking water

From: Arsenic-induced dyslipidemia in male albino rats: comparison between trivalent and pentavalent inorganic arsenic in drinking water

  Plasma FFA HDL cholesterol Hepatic HMG CoA reductase Brain HMG CoA reductase
Parameter Correlation coefficient (r) Correlation coefficient (r) Correlation coefficient (r) Correlation coefficient (r)
Liver arsenic 0.491a −0.634a NS −0.382a
Kidney arsenic 0.577a −0.614a −0.365a −0.537a
Brain arsenic 0.602a −0.611a NS −0.556a
Blood arsenic 0.578a −0.732a NS −0.584a
  1. aSignificant at p < 0.05
  2. NS-Not Significant