Section 2
Chapter 1,488

The influence of alpha - and gamma -tocopherol, ubiquinone and beta -sitosterol on the excretion of bile acids, cholesterol and total lipids in male Wistar rats

Schmitt, B.; Elmadfa, I.

Fette Seifen Anstrichmittel 86(Sonderheft): 597-603


ISSN/ISBN: 0015-038X
Accession: 001487711

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For 7 weeks rats were given a cholesterol-rich basal diet with fat a triglyceride (TG) rich in polyunsaturated fatty acids or maize oil or butter, then for 8 weeks no supplement or alpha -tocopherol (60 mu g/g), gamma -tocopherol (482), ubiquinone (96), beta -sitosterol (3035) or a mixture of all 4. In combination with the TG diet gamma -tocopherol, beta -sitosterol and the mixture increased excretion of bile acids and cholesterol.

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