The effect of ethanol extract of Hypericum lysimachioides on lipid profile in hypercholesterolemic rabbits and its in vitro antioxidant activity.

@article{Hakimolu2007TheEO,
  title={The effect of ethanol extract of Hypericum lysimachioides on lipid profile in hypercholesterolemic rabbits and its in vitro antioxidant activity.},
  author={Fidan Hakimoğlu and G{\"o}ksel Kizil and Zeki Kanay and Murat Kizil and Hilmi Isi},
  journal={Atherosclerosis},
  year={2007},
  volume={192 1},
  pages={113-22}
}
Hypercholesterolemia, high cholesterol diet and oxidative stress increase serum total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol levels resulting in increased risk for development of atherosclerosis. Antioxidants play an important role in inhibiting and scavenging radicals, thus providing protection to humans against infectious and degenerative diseases. Literature shows that the antioxidant activity is high in medicinal plants. Realizing the fact that, this study was carried out to determine the effect… CONTINUE READING
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