Journal of Marine Biology & Oceanography ISSN: 2324-8661

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Research Article, J Mar Biol Oceanogr Vol: 2 Issue: 4

Lipid Lowering Potential of Carbohydrates from Marine Algae

Vijai Lakshmi* and Anju Puri
Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow, India
Corresponding author : Vijai Lakshmi
Medicinal and Process Chemistry Division, Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow-226001, India
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Received: July 04, 2013 Accepted: November 15, 2013 Published: November 21, 2013
Citation: Lakshmi V, Puri A (2013) Lipid Lowering Potential of Carbohydrates from Marine Algae. J Mar Biol Oceanogr 2:4. doi:10.4172/2324-8661.1000119

Abstract

Lipid Lowering Potential of Carbohydrates from Marine Algae

The current study was designed to evaluate the lipid lowering potential of total extract as well as several fractions from Pseudobryopsis mucronata syn. Trychosolen-mucronatus (Boerg) Taylor belongs to Natural Order Bryopsiales. This alga has been selected for lipid lowering activity because it showed lipid lowering effect in our random screening programme of marine flora.

Keywords: Antidyslipidemic; Hamster model; Carbohydrates; Pseudobryopsis mucronata

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