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Table 1 Haematology and clinical biochemistry parameters of mouse blood samples

From: Differential transcriptomic profiles effected by oil palm phenolics indicate novel health outcomes

Test Normal Diet +
Distilled Water
Normal Diet +
Oil Palm Phenolics
Haematology (n = 4) (n = 4)
Red Blood Cells (X1012/L) 9.93 ± 0.32 10.15 ± 0.12
Haemoglobin (g/L) 148 ± 4 149 ± 1
Haematocrit/Packed Cell Volume (L/L) 0.40 ± 0.01 0.40 ± 0.00
Mean Corpuscular Volume (fL) 41 ± 1 40 ± 0
Mean Corpuscular Haemoglobin Concentration (g/L) 369 ± 6 373 ± 4
White Blood Cells (X109/L) 2.0 ± 0.6 1.5 ± 0.3
Band Neutrophils (X109/L) 0.05 ± 0.01 0.04 ± 0.01
Segmented Neutrophils (X109/L) 0.48 ± 0.17 0.35 ± 0.09
Lymphocytes (X109/L) 1.36 ± 0.38 1.01 ± 0.20
Monocytes (X109/L) 0.09 ± 0.02 0.07 ± 0.02
Eosinophils (X109/L) 0.03 ± 0.01 0.01 ± 0.00
Basophils (X109/L) 0.00 ± 0.00 0.00 ± 0.00
Thrombocytes (X109/L) 533 ± 111 621 ± 103
Prothrombin (g/L) 79 ± 2 80 ± 1
Clinical Biochemistry (n = 8) (n = 7)
Alanine Aminotransferase (U/L) 34.4 ± 3.3 42.5 ± 6.5
Aspartate Aminotransferase (U/L) 175.2 ± 23.8 240.4 ± 22.3
Glucose (mmol/L) 6.0 ± 1.1 6.7 ± 0.4
Serum Total Protein (g/L) 53.8 ± 1.8 53.8 ± 1.1
Albumin (g/L) 34.0 ± 0.9 33.1 ± 1.3
Globulin (g/L) 19.8 ± 1.1 20.8 ± 0.8
Albumin:Globulin 1.8 ± 0.1 1.6 ± 0.1
Total Cholesterol (mmol/L) 3.46 ± 0.13 3.53 ± 0.19
Triglycerides (mmol/L) 1.05 ± 0.08 1.04 ± 0.11
Low-Density Lipoproteins (mmol/L) 0.15 ± 0.02 0.18 ± 0.03
High-Density Lipoproteins (mmol/L) 2.79 ± 0.11 2.83 ± 0.17
  1. Values shown are means ± s.e.m. Statistical analysis did not show significant differences in all the parameters measured.