Monascus purpureus

Known as: RED YEAST, Monascus albidus, Monascus anka 
Species in the family Monascaceae. M. purpureus is grown on cooked non-glutinous rice, producing a fermentation by-product known as red yeast rice… (More)
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Review
2012
Review
2012
The genus Monascus, comprising nine species, can reproduce either vegetatively with filaments and conidia or sexually by the… (More)
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2010
2010
Angkak (red mold rice, red yeast rice, Chinese red rice) is a traditional Chinese medicine produced by solid-state fermentation… (More)
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2009
2009
Red yeast rice is a Chinese fermented rice product (Monascus purpureus) that some have claimed improves blood circulation by… (More)
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2008
2008
An extracellular beta-glucosidase produced by Monascus purpureus NRRL1992 in submerged cultivation was purified by acetone… (More)
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2007
2007
BACKGROUND Several lipid ratios may be predictors of coronary artery disease risk. We assessed the efficacy of Monascus purpureus… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Extracts of Chinese red yeast rice (RYR, a traditional dietary seasoning of Monascus purpureus) contains several active… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
The effects of orally administered carotenoids from natural sources on the non-specific defense mechanisms of rainbow trout were… (More)
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2003
2003
Long-term effects of Cholestin (Monascus purpureus rice; red yeast rice) on serum lipids and severity of atherosclerosis were… (More)
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2002
2002
Rhabdomyolysis is a known complication of hepatic 3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase (HMG-CoA) inhibitor (statin) therapy for… (More)
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