Effect of an hypercholesterolemic diet on the level of several serum lipids and apolipoproteins in nine rat strains.

@article{Doucet1987EffectOA,
  title={Effect of an hypercholesterolemic diet on the level of several serum lipids and apolipoproteins in nine rat strains.},
  author={Carole Doucet and Caroline Flament and C Sautier and Daniel Lemonnier},
  journal={Reproduction, nutrition, developpement},
  year={1987},
  volume={27 5},
  pages={897-906}
}
To detect the response of different strains of rats to an hypercholesterolemic diet, 9 different strains of male rats were fed successively a control diet (C) containing 20% casein for 4 weeks, then a high-protein, cholesterol-rich diet (HC) containing 50% casein and 1.2% cholesterol for 12 weeks. When the rats were fed the control diet, the highest… CONTINUE READING