Influence of lecithin on blood lipids of primates.

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Present availability of commercial lecithin has rendered this study possible with a- view to improving fat absorption in the treatment of sprue and coeliac disease. As standard procedure the fat tolerance test of NISSEN, modified by KANN & SOBOTKA, was adopted. This test, determines total serum lipids at intervals after ingestion of butter fat, 1 gm.

per kilo, after a twelve-hour fast. The Cited by: Cholesterol and triglycerides are insoluble in water and therefore these lipids must be transported in association with proteins.

Lipoproteins are complex particles with a central core containing cholesterol esters and triglycerides surrounded by free cholesterol, phospholipids, and apolipoproteins, which facilitate lipoprotein formation and function. Plasma lipoproteins can be divided into Cited by: With the possible exception of ω-3 PUFAs, dietary lipids do not influence eicosanoid metabolism as presently understood (Mahadevappa and Holub, ).

Of greatest interest concerning effects of dietary fats and other lipids on hemostasis and eicosanoid metabolism are the ω-3 PUFAs of marine origin (von Schacky et al., b).

Tissue-specific Expression of the Human Gene for Lecithin: Cholesterol Acyltransferase in Transgenic Mice Alters Blood Lipids, Lipoproteins and Lipases towards a Less Atherogenic Profile Article.

THE USE OF PRIMATES IN CARDIOVASCULAR RESEARCH thermore the developing atheromas in both chimpanzee and human show reduced 5' nucleotidase and ATPase activity. VIII. Other Aspects of Cardiovascular Research in Primates We have so far only considered the principal popular genera of primates that have been used in research on arterial by: 2.

The relationship between cholesterol in the diet and atherosclerosis was observed first in rabbits in by the Russian Influence of lecithin on blood lipids of primates. book observation was confirmed and extended in later studies of nonhuman primates, in which a direct relationship between cholesterol and saturated fat in the diet, the cholesterol level in the blood, and the development of atherosclerosis was Cited by: Lecithin cholesterol acyl transferase (LCAT) is a plasma enzyme that esterifies cholesterol and raises high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, but its role in atherosclerosis is not clearly established.

The amount of lipids in the blood is not constant and depends on the composition of the diet and the stage of digestion. The blood transports lipids in the form of various complexes; a large proportion of both the plasma lipids and the cholesterol in the blood is found in the form of lipo-proteins, bound with α.

Two groups of 12 rabbits with similar initial serum cholesterol values were given for 20 days intramuscular injections of g cholesterol alone or with 25 mg ascorbic acid per kg bodyweight.

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A similar study with 2 groups of 9 rabbits lasted days. At the end of each study the rabbits were given an intraperitoneal injection of sodium acetateC and killed 3 h by: 4. The term vitamin A as used here applies to all derivatives of ß-ionone (other than the provitamin A carotenoids) that have the biologic activity of n A, also known as retinol, is found in foods of animal origin and in some microorganisms, either as the alcohol or as fatty acid esters, mostly palmitate and stearate (Baker, ; Ross, ).

Forty crossbred (Large White × Landrace × Duroc) female pigs ( kg ± kg) were used to investigate the effect of dietary lecithin supplementation on growth performance and pork quality. Pigs were randomly allocated to a commercial diet containing either 0, 3, 15 or 75 g lecithin/kg of feed during the grower and finisher growth by: 5.

The blood lipids comprise free and esterified cholesterol, triglycerides, phospholipids and free fatty acids. Free cholesterol is the form of the sterol important functionally for membrane formation, hormone and bile acid synthesis, whereas cholesterol ester predominates in transport and storage forms of the : Leon A.

Simons, Leon A. Simons, Joyce Corey Gibson. Color vision in nonhuman primates has been little explored, but some colors or shadings of food can influence acceptance. Color preferences probably have a role in selection of foods in the wild; in captivity, juvenile orangutans consumed more of colored extruded diets, and adults took less time to consume the colored food (Barbiers, ).

In addition, food industry professionals seeking background or advanced knowledge in lipids will find this book helpful. It is envisaged that this book will also serve as a reference source for individuals engaged in food research, product development, food processing, nutrition and dietetics, quality assurance, oil processing, fat substitutes.

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However, the design of RNA-based therapeutics is hampered by biopharmaceutical issues, thus requiring the use of Cited by:   Dietary cholesterol was derived solely from egg yolks (Papetti's Hygrade Egg Products, Elizabeth, NJ).

Egg yolk cholesterol concentration was analyzed by Nutrition International (East Brunswick, NJ), and total dietary fatty acids were measured by gas-liquid chromatography (GLC) as previously described (Nicolosi et al.

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).Cited by:   Lipids. Aug;33(8) Lectin may contribute to the atherogenicity of peanut oil. Kritchevsky D, Tepper SA, Klurfeld DM.

Peanut oil is unexpectedly atherogenic for rats, rabbits, and primates. The lesions it produces are more fibrous than fatty. The mechanism underlying the atherogenicity of peanut oil has been elusive. Most often, these are risk factors like blood pressure or plasma lipids.

However, it must be recognized that similar changes in total plasma cholesterol may be associated with variable effects on levels of LDL cholesterol and HDL cholesterol and on the ratio of total to HDL cholesterol. The impact on risk of atherosclerotic CVD may thus vary/5.

Abstract. Numerous experimental and epidemiological studies have revealed the relationship between an elevated blood cholesterol value and development of atherosclerosis (1).Since the early days when the association was based on gross pathology, a plethora of investigations, including those from cell biology (2) have carefully documented the pathogenesis of the atherosclerotic process, linking Cited by: 5.

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For the purpose of this review, therapeutic intervention (niacin) was conducted in a nonhuman primate model to assess Cited by: 1.

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Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) and vitamin B3 (niacin) and lecithin rich foods can naturally raise the body's level of HDL cholesterol and lower the level of LDL cholesterol in the blood.

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Lecithin is a part of a class of compounds called lipids, and, as a lipid, it is readily utilized by the cells to burn fats and power cellular functions. Supplies Energy Phosphatidylcholine, a major constituent of Lecithin, is in the employ of every cell in the body as a .