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Effects of fenugreek seed extract on cholesterol transporters in caco-2 cells

  • At: 2009 FIP Congress in Istanbul (Turkey)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: YAMAMOTO, Akira (Shimane University Hospital, Izumo, Japan)
  • Co-author(s): Nishimura, Nobuhiro (Shimane University Hospital, IZUMO, Japan)
    Sui, Hong (Shimane University Hospital, IZUMO, Japan)
    Uemura, Tomochika (Shimane University Hospital, IZUMO, Japan)
    Okunishi, Hideki (Shimane University Faculty of Medicine, IZUMO, Japan)
    Naora, Kohji (Shimane University Hospital, IZUMO, Japan)
  • Abstract:

    Objective: Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum graecum) seeds have been shown to have hypoglycemic and hypocholesterolemic effects on diabetes mellitus patients and animals. Although it was reported that the cholesterol lowering effect of fenugreek might be related to bile acid and cholesterol excretion, its detail mechanism has been not elucidated...

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Last update 4 October 2019

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