Effects of Silymarin on Lipid Metabolism in Rats

  title={Effects of Silymarin on Lipid Metabolism in Rats},
  author={Metwally Abdel-Azeem Metwally and A. M. El-Gellal and S. M. El-Sawaisi},
The efficacy of silymarin on lipid metabolism as evaluate by the changes of total lipids, cholesterol, lipoproteins and triglycerides in rats was studied. Fifty rats were divided into five groups. The group1 was fed on standard diet during all the period of experiment; group 2, 3, 4 and 5 were fed on egg yolk for 20days to induce hypercholesterolemia. Group2 received egg yolk and injected with saline solution (0.9% NaCl) during the experimental time (7 days). Groups 3, 4 and 5 received egg yolk… CONTINUE READING
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