Hypolipidemic effect of an exo-biopolymer produced from submerged mycelial culture of Auricularia polytricha in rats

@article{Yang2004HypolipidemicEO,
  title={Hypolipidemic effect of an exo-biopolymer produced from submerged mycelial culture of Auricularia polytricha in rats},
  author={B. Yang and Ji-young Ha and Sang-Chul Jeong and Young-Jae Jeon and K. Ra and S. Das and Jong-Won Yun and Chi-Hyun Song},
  journal={Biotechnology Letters},
  year={2004},
  volume={24},
  pages={1319-1325}
}
  • B. Yang, Ji-young Ha, +5 authors Chi-Hyun Song
  • Published 2004
  • Biology
  • Biotechnology Letters
  • The hypolipidemic effect of an exo-biopolymer (EBP) produced from a submerged mycelial culture of the mushroom fungus, Auricularia polytricha, was investigated in the dietary-induced hyperlipidemic rats. In a dose-dependent study, the EBP was fed at 50–100 mg kg−1 body weight and significantly decreased the concentrations of the plasma triacylglycerols, total cholesterol, and low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol. The plasma LDL cholesterol concentration was decreased up to 70%. Production… CONTINUE READING
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