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Table 9 Regression of gene expression on plasma lipid levels

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

mRNA expression*   SUS RES
HMGCR Plasma triglyceride P = 0.60 NS P = 0.94 NS
LDL P = 0.30 NS P = 0.39 NS
FDFT1 Plasma triglyceride P = 0.99 NS P = 0.26 NS
LDL P = 0.71 NS P = 0.12 NS
DHCR7 Plasma triglyceride r2 = −0.23; P < 0.04 P = 0.80 NS
LDL P = 0.29 NS P = 0.63 NS
SQLE Plasma triglyceride r2 = −0.29; P < 0.02 P = 0.09 NS
LDL r2 = −0.25; P < 0.04 P = 0.16 NS
ABCG5 Plasma triglyceride P = 0.11 NS P = 0.47 NS
  LDL r2 = +0.48; P < 0.008 P = 0.84 NS
  1. *There was no significant regression of mRNA expression on HDL levels; NS = not significant.