TABLE 2.

Body and spleen weights and mononuclear-cell counts of mice fed dietary lipidsa

Experimental groupBody wt (g)bSpleen wt (g)b,cCell count from spleen (106 cells/ml)b
LF (control group)21.9 ± 2.6120 ± 2.086.7 ± 17.7
OO26.8 ± 2.6175 ± 5.079.4 ± 21.0
FO21.3 ± 1.3146 ± 6.088.0 ± 20.4
HCO26.0 ± 0.9198 ± 6*66.1 ± 13.1
  • a BALB/c mice were fed one of four diets that differed only in type of fat.

  • b Means ± SEM of 20 mice.

  • c *, P < 0.05 compared with LF group.