DEP instillation did not alter lipid or markers of systemic inflammation and coagulation within the blood. (a) Serum cholesterol (n = 10), (b) serum triglyceride (n = 10), (c) serum CRP (n = 8) and (d) plasma fibrinogen (n = 8) levels. Mean ± S.E.M. ***P < 0.001, unpaired t-test of C57bl6 vs ApoE; ns
P > 0.05, Bonferroni post-hoc tests, following one-way ANOVA. ApoE−/− were fed Western diet for 8 weeks, whereas wild-type mice were fed normal chow.