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Table 1 Composition (g/kg diet) of the hypercholesterolemic diet and treatments by gavage*

From: β-conglycinin combined with fenofibrate or rosuvastatin have exerted distinct hypocholesterolemic effects in rats

Ingredient Diets
  HC HC+7S HC+FF HC+RO HC+7S+FF HC+7S+RO
Casein1 150 150 150 150 150 150
Starch 590.57 590.87 590.87 590.87 590.87 590.87
Sucrose 100 100 100 100 100 100
Soybean oil 40 40 40 40 40 40
Cellulose powder 50 50 50 50 50 50
Mineral mixture2 35 35 35 35 35 35
Vitamin mixture2 10 10 10 10 10 10
L-Cystine 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8
Choline birtatrate 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5
Cholesterol3 1 1 1 1 1 1
Cholic acid1 5 5 5 5 5 5
Treatment (mg/kg/day)       
β-conglycinin - 300.0 - - 300 300
Fenofibrate - - 30 - 30 -
Rosuvastatin - - - 10 - 10
  1. *HC = hypercholesterolemic diet (AIN-93 composition + 1% cholesterol and 0.5% cholic acid); HC+7S = HC diet + β-conglycinin 300 mg/Kg/day; HC+FF = HC diet + fenofibrate 30 mg/Kg/day; HC+RO = HC diet + rosuvastatin 10 mg/kg/day; HC+7S+FF = HC diet + β-conglycinin + fenofibrate 300 and 30 mg/kg/day and HC+7S+RO = HC diet + β-conglycinin + rosuvastatin 300 and 10 mg/kg/day. 1Sigma-Aldrich, Co., USA, 2PragSoluções®, Co., Brazil. 3Reagen, Co., USA.