The Effect of Beta-Sitosterol Upon Intestinal Absorption of Cholesterol in the Rat
Thoracic duct lymph was collected from groups of rats fed varying doses of β-sitosterol concomitantly with cholesterol. The results indicated that β-sitosterol exerts only a slightly inhibiting effect upon intestinal absorption of cholesterol in the rat.
- Received October 17, 1955.
- © 1956 American Heart Association, Inc.