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Table 1 Proximate analysis of Nafag 924 test diets for hamsters1

From: Cholesterol-lowering properties of Ganoderma lucidum in vitro, ex vivo, and in hamsters and minipigs

  Weight %
Component Control 2.5% Gl 5.0% Gl
Carbohydrate (by difference) 31.8 31.0 30.3
Starch 23.6 23.0 22.5
Crude Protein 15.6 15.2 14.8
Water 8.0 7.8 7.6
Crude fat 4.4 4.3 4.2
Ash 4.7 4.6 4.5
Crude fiber 3.5 3.4 3.3
Essential amino acids 3.4 3.3 3.2
Gl extract 0.0 2.5 5.0
Vitamin mix (includes choline) 2.4 2.3 2.3
Minerals (Ca, P, Mg, K, Na) 2.3 2.2 2.2
Trace elements 0.3 0.3 0.3
  1. 1Nafag 924 hamster complete diet was from Eberle Nafag AG, Gossau, Switzerland. The detailed ingredients in the diet are not known. Metabolizable energy was estimated to be 3111 kcal/kg diet. The lovastatin diet was identical to the control diet, but contained 2 mg/100 g diet lovastatin. Gl, G. lucidum.