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Cholesterol
Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 272731, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2010/272731
Research Article

Dietary Karaya Saponin and Rhodobacter capsulatus Exert Hypocholesterolemic Effects by Suppression of Hepatic Cholesterol Synthesis and Promotion of Bile Acid Synthesis in Laying Hens

Laboratory of Animal Biotechnology, Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Science and Technology, Shinshu University, Minamiminowa-mura, Nagano 399-4598, Japan

Received 27 October 2009; Revised 18 February 2010; Accepted 17 May 2010

Academic Editor: Philippe G. Frank

Copyright © 2010 Sadia Afrose et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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