Published in Heart Disease Weekly, November 12th, 2006
According to a report from India, "Selenium (Se) status has been associated with cardiovascular disorders. The present study was aimed to elucidate the protective role of Se supplementation on LDL receptor (LDL-R) activity as well as mRNA expression during experimental hypercholesterolemia in SD male rats."
S. Dhingra and M.P Bansal at Punjab University in Chandigarh wrote, "Animals were fed 0.2 and 1 ppm Se supplemented control diet as well as 2% cholesterol supplemented diet for 3 months. LDL-R activity was measured in-vivo by injecting radiolabeled LDL to rats, and...
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