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Dietary mushrooms reduce blood pressure in spontaneously hypertensive rats (SHR).
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2738717     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The blood pressure of spontaneously hypertensive rats (SHR) were significantly reduced by Maitake feeding for 8 weeks period beginning at a time when the animals were 10 weeks of age with well-established high blood pressure. There was no difference in the plasma total and free cholesterol, triglyceride and phospholipid levels between the Maitake fed animals and the control. On the other hand, Shiitake mushroom did not reduce the blood pressure, but significantly lower the plasma free cholesterol, triglyceride and phospholipid in compared with the control. The results suggest that dietary Maitake mushroom reduce the blood pressure.
Authors:
Y Kabir; S Kimura
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of nutritional science and vitaminology     Volume:  35     ISSN:  0301-4800     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Nutr. Sci. Vitaminol.     Publication Date:  1989 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-08-03     Completed Date:  1989-08-03     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0402640     Medline TA:  J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo)     Country:  JAPAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  91-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Food Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Basidiomycota*
Blood Pressure / drug effects*
Body Weight / drug effects
Cholesterol / blood
Diet*
Male
Organ Size / drug effects
Phospholipids / blood
Rats
Rats, Inbred SHR
Triglycerides / blood
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Phospholipids; 0/Triglycerides; 57-88-5/Cholesterol

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