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- Yeung, Venus Sai Ying, et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Molecular nutrition & food research 2009 v.53 no.7 pp. 921-930
- functional foods; diet; liver; humans; Mesocricetus auratus; models; cholesterol; low density lipoprotein; rats; receptors; hypercholesterolemia; bile acids
- ... Rats and hamsters are commonly used rodents to test the efficacy of cholesterol-lowering functional foods. In general, a diet containing 1% cholesterol for rats whereas a diet containing 0.1% cholesterol for hamsters is used to induce the hypercholesterolemia. The present study was carried out to compare hamsters with rats as a hypercholesterolemia model. Golden Syrian hamsters and Sprague Dawley ...