Sterol lipids

INFLUENCE OF A HIGH-CALCIUM CARBONATE DIET ON THE INCIDENCE OF EXPERIMENTAL COLON CANCER IN RATS

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Abstract: This study was done to determine whether a high dietary calcium carbonate concentration could protect against colon tumors in rats. Female Wistar rats were randomly assigned to one of f...

Asparagus Root Regulates Cholesterol Metabolism and Improves Antioxidant Status in Hypercholesteremic Rats

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Hyperlipidemia/hypercholesteremia are major risk factors for atherosclerosis and cardiovascular diseases. Root of Asparagus racemosus (AR) is widely used in Ayurvedic system of medicine in India ...

Potent and versatile plant sterols

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Provides information on plant sterols, complex lipid compounds created from the simplest of chemical building blocks like carbon, hydrogen and oxygen. Sterol compounds found in plants, fruits an...

Assessment of Plasma Fatty Acids and Sterols in Sudden- and Gradual-Onset Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Patients

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Purpose: To determine whether sudden- and gradual-onset groups of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) patients had characteristic lipid profiles which may be indicative of specific viruses or cytokine...

Plasma Concentrations of Plant Sterols: Physiology and Relationship with Coronary Heart Disease

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Recently, it has been questioned whether elevated levels of circulating plant sterols increase the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD). To date, no definitive conclusions regarding such a relati...

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