Intestinal sterols. III. Effects of age, sex and diet.

  title={Intestinal sterols. III. Effects of age, sex and diet.},
  author={Carl A. Baumann and Douglas L. Coleman},
  journal={Archives of biochemistry and biophysics},
  volume={66 1},
Abstract 1. 1. Male rats excreted more sterol than females; castrates excreted less of all sterols except coprostanol. The ratio of Δ7-cholestenol to cholesterol excreted increased markedly with age. 2. 2. Penicillin and sulfasuxidine depressed the excretion of coprostanol with corresponding increases in cholesterol. Aureomycin, streptomycin, and chloromycetin were without effect. 3. 3. Sterol excretion was essentially the same on a fat-free diet as on 20% of lard. It was increased when… CONTINUE READING