Protective Effects of Wheat Bran and Buckwheat Hull Extracts against Hypercholesterolemia in Male Rats
Abstract: This study was designed to test wheat bran and buckwheat hull extracts as lipid-lowering and for their antioxidative activities in hypercholesterolemic rats. Buckwheat hull contain high amounts of total phenol, total flavonoid and tannins compared to wheat bran. Ferulic acid was the predominant phenolic acid found in wheat bran (695.32 µg/g dry weight). Rutin was found to be the majour flavonoid presented in buckwheat hull (1255.7 µg/g dry weight). Buckwheat hull has the greatest DPPH and ABTS r
[Magdy Abdel-Aleem Mohamed Shallan, Sayed Abd El-Kader Sayed Fayed and Marwa Mamdouh El Sayed Ali El Gazzar (2014); Protective Effects of Wheat Bran and Buckwheat Hull Extracts against Hypercholesterolemia in Male Rats Int. J. of Adv. Res. 2 (4). 0] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com
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