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Table 4 Liver mRNA expressions § in SUS and RES quail fed regular or cholesterol diets

From: Differential mRNA expression of seven genes involved in cholesterol metabolism and transport in the liver of atherosclerosis-susceptible and -resistant Japanese quail strains

Gene Effect Regular diet Cholesterol diet
RES (N = 13) SUS (N = 12) RES (N = 6) SUS (N = 6)
HMGCR *P < 0.01 1.059 ± 0.080 0.776 ± 0.080 1.082 ± 0.127 0.946 ± 0.127
FDFT1 *P < 0.04; †P < 0.02 1.220 ± 0.125 0.598 ± 0.125 0.563 ± 0.177 0.529 ± 0.177
DHCR7   1.209 ± 0.157 1.094 ± 0.157 1.012 ± 0.222a 0.673 ± 0.222b
SQLE †P < 0.01 1.782 ± 0.308 0.392 ± 0.320 0.044 ± 0.453 0.008 ± 0.453
ABCG5 *† P < 0.05 0.914 ± 0.088a 0.566 ± 0.092b 0.959 ± 0.130ab 1.064 ± 0.130a
ABCG8 *P < 0.01; †P < 0.001 1.153 ± 0.163 0.609 ± 0.169 1.856 ± 0.240 1.331 ± 0.240
APAO1 †P < 0.001 0.857 ± 0.097 0.785 ± 0.101 1.382 ± 0.143 1.412 ± 0.143
  1. N = number of individuals measured; total number of individuals = 37; *denotes significant strain effect; †denotes significant diet effect; *†denotes significant strain x diet interaction; §all values (± SEM) indicate the gene of interest relative to GAPDH (arbitrary units).