Suppression of diet-induced hypercholesterolemia by scutellarin in rats.

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Hypercholesterolemia is a major risk factor for the development and progression of cardiovascular diseases including atherosclerosis. A major active ingredient, scutellarin, from the plant Erigeron breviscapus was investigated for its hypocholesterolemic and atheroscleroprotective effects (30 and 100 mg/kg/day, P. O.). The serum lipid profile (total… (More)
DOI: 10.1055/s-0029-1185539

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@article{Li2009SuppressionOD, title={Suppression of diet-induced hypercholesterolemia by scutellarin in rats.}, author={Qing Li and Jian-Hong Wu and De-jian Guo and Huan-Le Cheng and Shi-Lin Chen and Shun-wan Chan}, journal={Planta medica}, year={2009}, volume={75 11}, pages={1203-8} }