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Table 1 Differential plasma metabolites and blood flow in portal vein of NBW and IUGR pigs*

From: Intrauterine growth restriction alters nutrient metabolism in the intestine of porcine offspring

Index NBW IUGR P-value
Total cholesterol, mmol/L 2.01 ± 0.13 1.52 ± 0.05 0.01
Triglyceride, mmol/L 0.48 ± 0.06a 0.29 ± 0.06b < 0.001
Urea nitrogen, mmol/L 3.25 ± 0.46 3.82 ± 0.15 0.04
Glucose, mmol/L 8.01 ± 0.72 7.04 ± 0.68 0.02
Albumin, g/L 33.88 ± 1.98 31.95 ± 2.87 0.76
High-density lipoprotein, mmol/L 0.39 ± 0.07 0.42 ± 0.13 0.79
Low-density lipoprotein, mmol/L 1.37 ± 0.26 1.36 ± 0.39 0.88
PVBF, mL/(min·kg BW) 55.75 ± 9.02 59.24 ± 11.09 0.63
  1. *NBW normal birth weight, IUGR intrauterine growth restriction. Values are means ± SEM, n=12. Means with different lowercase letters represent differences between NBW and IUGR pigs