Cholesterol Assimilation by Lactobacillus Probiotic Bacteria: An In Vitro Investigation

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Catherine Tomaro-Duchesneau ; Mitchell L. Jones ; Divya Shah ; Poonam Jain ; Shyamali Saha ; Satya Prakash (2014)
  • Publisher: Hindawi Limited
  • Journal: BioMed Research International, volume 2,014 (issn: 2314-6133, eissn: 2314-6141)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4176637, doi: 10.1155/2014/380316
  • Subject: R | Research Article | Medicine | Article Subject
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages | bacteria

Excess cholesterol is associated with cardiovascular diseases (CVD), an important cause of mortality worldwide. Current CVD therapeutic measures, lifestyle and dietary interventions, and pharmaceutical agents for regulating cholesterol levels are inadequate. Probiotic b... View more
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