Dietary Protein and Serum Cholesterol in Rats

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IN order to study the influence of the diet on atherosclerotic changes in experimental animals, diets have been developed which produce a high level of cholesterol in the blood. The degree of hypercholesterolæmia is known to be dependent on several dietary factors, including the amount of protein.

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GROOT, A. Dietary Protein and Serum Cholesterol in Rats. Nature 184, 903–904 (1959) doi:10.1038/184903a0

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