Antihyperlipidemic activities of Pleurotus ferulae on biochemical and histological function in hypercholesterolemic rats

@inproceedings{Alam2011AntihyperlipidemicAO,
  title={Antihyperlipidemic activities of Pleurotus ferulae on biochemical and histological function in hypercholesterolemic rats},
  author={Nuhu Alam and Ki Nam Yoon and Tae Soo Lee},
  booktitle={Journal of research in medical sciences : the official journal of Isfahan University of Medical Sciences},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Pleurotus ferulae is an edible mushroom has been widely used for nutritional and medicinal purposes. Irrespective of the medicinal importance or therapeutic potentials of P. ferulae, there have not been studies on anti-hyperlipidemic properties. Therefore, the present study investigates the effects of dietary P. ferulae fruiting bodies on plasma and feces biochemical and on the liver histological status in hypercholesterolemic rats. METHODS Six weeks old female Sprague-Dawley… CONTINUE READING

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