Influence of Oryzanol on Platelet Aggregation in Rats

G. S. Seetharamaiah, T. P. Krishnakantha, N. Chandrasekhara

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Abstract

Platelet aggregation was measured using platelet rich plasma prepared from rats fed oryzanol in the control diet and those fed oryzanol in a 1 per cent cholesterol diet (HCD). Oryzanol with the control diet did not alter platelet aggregation induced by ADP and collagen. On the other hand, oryzanol fed along with HCD significantly inhibited platelet aggregation induced by ADP and totally inhibited aggregation induced by collagen.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)291-297
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Nutritional Science and Vitaminology
Volume36
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1990

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Keywords

  • oryzanol
  • platelet
  • platelet aggregation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Nutrition and Dietetics

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