Skip to main content

Table 2 Linear and quadratic contrasts and interaction contrasts of lauric acid and its esters

From: Development of an in vitro macrophage screening system on the immunomodulating effects of feed components

  Compound contrasts Compound × LPS contrasts
Glycerol monolaurate Lauric acid Methyl laurate Glycerol monolaurate Lauric acid Methyl laurate
La Qb L Q L Q L Q L Q L Q
Cellular metabolic activity < 0.01 0.01 0.49 0.23 0.13 0.21 < 0.01 < 0.01 0.31 0.87 0.42 0.67
NFκB activation < 0.01 <  0.01 <  0.01 <  0.01 <  0.01 <  0.01 <  0.01 <  0.01 <  0.01 <  0.01 <  0.01 <  0.01
  1. aL linear contrast
  2. bQ quadratic contrast