[feed] Atom [feed] RSS 1.0 [feed] RSS 2.0

Influence of bitter gourd (Momordica charantia) on growth and blood constituents in albino rats.

Platel, K. and Shurpalekar, K. S. and Srinivasan, K. (1993) Influence of bitter gourd (Momordica charantia) on growth and blood constituents in albino rats. Die Nahrung, 37 (2). pp. 156-60. ISSN 0027-769X

[img] PDF
Die Nahrung 37 (1993) 2, 156- 160.pdf - Published Version
Restricted to Registered users only

Download (273kB) | Request a copy

Abstract

Feeding of bitter gourd (Momordica charantia) at 0.02, 0.1 and 0.5% (dry weight) levels in a semi-synthetic diet for a period of 8 weeks did not have any adverse influence on the food intake, growth and organ weights of normal adult rats. The haematological parameters of these experimental rats were also normal. Serum cholesterol levels of the rats receiving 0.5% bitter gourd were significantly lower than those of the control rats. There was no hypoglycaemic effect of bitter gourd in these normoglycaemic rats.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: bitter gourd, Momordica charantia, haematology
Subjects: 600 Technology > 01 Medical sciences > 09 Human Physiology
600 Technology > 08 Food technology > 23 Vegetables
Divisions: Dept. of Biochemistry
Depositing User: Food Sci. & Technol. Information Services
Date Deposited: 21 Mar 2018 06:51
Last Modified: 21 Mar 2018 06:51
URI: http://ir.cftri.com/id/eprint/2297

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item