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- Furumoto, Emily J., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Journal of agricultural and food chemistry 2003 v.51 no.11 pp. 3473-3481
- amino acids; bile; cholesterol; diet; drugs; egg albumen; egg yolk; eggs; excreta; fatty acid composition; heart; kidneys; laying hens; liver; nutrient content; oral administration
- ... Laying hens were fed a control diet alone or with 0.06 g of atorvastatin, a synthetic 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase inhibitor, per 100 g of diet for 20 days. Compared to controls, egg yolks from treated hens contained greater amounts of amino acids and reduced levels of total fatty acids and cholesterol. In contrast, egg albumen amino acid contents were unaffected by dietary trea ...