Oral administration of D-003, a mixture of very long chain fatty acids prevents casein-induced endogenous hypercholesterolemia in rabbits.

Abstract

D-003 is a mixture of very long chain saturated fatty acids (VLCSFA) purified from sugar cane wax with cholesterol-lowering effects proven in animal models and healthy volunteers. D-003 inhibits cholesterol biosynthesis through the regulation of HMG-CoA reductase activity. Rabbits fed diets enriched with casein develop endogenous hypercholesterolemia (EH… (More)

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