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International Journal of Poultry Science
  Year: 2004 | Volume: 3 | Issue: 11 | Page No.: 671-684
DOI: 10.3923/ijps.2004.671.684
The Relation Between Diet, Plasma Cholesterol and Atherosclerosis in Pigeons, Quails and Chickens
F.J. Bavelaar and A.C. Beynen

Abstract:
A literature survey was conducted to determine the relationship between plasma cholesterol concentrations and the severity of diet-induced atherosclerosis in pigeons, quails and chickens. A direct relationship was found between plasma cholesterol and atherosclerosis as induced by cholesterol feeding. In general, dietary polyunsaturated fatty acids versus saturated fatty acids lowered plasma cholesterol concentrations in the three avian species
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How to cite this article:

F.J. Bavelaar and A.C. Beynen , 2004. The Relation Between Diet, Plasma Cholesterol and Atherosclerosis in Pigeons, Quails and Chickens. International Journal of Poultry Science, 3: 671-684.

DOI: 10.3923/ijps.2004.671.684

URL: http://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=ijps.2004.671.684

 
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