Dietary Fat and Hypercholesteremia in the Cebus Monkey


A series of studies of cholesterol metabolism in the Cebus monkey were carried out in an attempt to understand the mechanisms responsible for the great differences in serum cholesterol levels when different dietary fats were used. Three groups of monkeys, one fed diets including 45 per cent of calories as corn oil, a second corn oil plus cholesterol (0.1 gm… (More)


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@article{Portman1957DietaryFA, title={Dietary Fat and Hypercholesteremia in the Cebus Monkey}, author={Oscar W. Portman and Leonardo Sinisterra}, journal={The Journal of Experimental Medicine}, year={1957}, volume={106}, pages={727 - 742} }