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Cholesterol-lowering effect of organosulphur compounds from garlic: a possible mechanism of action.

Authors
  • Mathew, B C
  • Prasad, N V
  • Prabodh, R
Type
Published Article
Journal
Kathmandu University medical journal (KUMJ)
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2004
Volume
2
Issue
2
Pages
100–102
Identifiers
PMID: 15821374
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

The antiatherogenic effects of these organosulphur compounds can be attributed to such reactions that inhibit HMG-CoA reductase and other lipogenic enzymes. The anticarcinogenic effects of these compounds may also be due to inhibitory reactions on enzymes that activate carcinogens.

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