Effect of dietary restriction on cholesterol biosynthesis in the liver and the intestine of cholesterol-fed rabbits.

The effect of dietary restriction (half of the control ration) on cholesterol biosynthesis was investigated in rabbits fed either standard or cholesterol-rich diets. Accompanying the amplification of hypercholesterolemia, additional disturbances of cholesterol metabolism were observed when cholesterol feeding was associated with dietary restriction. In the… CONTINUE READING