Young Jung Cho

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Rats were fed cholesterol-free or cholesterol-enriched diets containing olive oil or partially hydrogenated corn oil at the 10% level for ca. 30 days (c-18∶1, 77.0% in the former diet andc-18∶1, 24.7% andt-18∶1, 42.5% in the latter). The linoleic acid content of these fat diets was made equivalent (1.7 energy%). After feeding cholesterol-free diets,trans(More)
PURPOSE Proliferation of vascular smooth muscle cells (VSMCs) plays a crucial role in atherosclerosis. Rutin is a major representative of the flavonol subclass of flavonoids and has various pharmacological activities. Currently, data are lacking regarding its effects on VSMC proliferation induced by intermittent hyperglycemia. Here, we demonstrate the(More)
The effects of dietary manipulations on the fate of trans-octadecenoates deposited in the tissues of rats were examined. Male rats were fed on a 15% fat diet containing trans-octadecenoic acids (46.6% of total fatty acids) for 35 days followed by various diets free of trans-fatty acids. After removal of trans-fatty acids from the diet, there were phased(More)
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