Table 2

Biliary secretion of cholesterol, campesterol, and sitosterol in six healthy volunteers

SubjectCholesterol (mg/h)*Campesterol (mg/h)*Sitosterol (mg/h)*
*Mean (SD) of five hourly samples. †Significantly higher compared with campesterol (p=0.001). ‡Significantly higher compared with sitosterol (p=0.001). §Significantly higher compared with campesterol (p=0.0321).
138 (6)0.36 (0.04)0.85 (0.10)
279 (10)1.53 (0.18)2.12 (0.40)
353 (9)1.22 (0.50)2.34 (0.77)
448 (7)0.92 (0.24)1.39 (0.61)
539 (10(0.33 (0.20)0.50 (0.37)
629 (6)0.21 (0.05)0.19 (0.09)
Mean (SD)47.7 (17.5)†‡0.76 (0.54)1.23 (0.87)§