Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Soy and Platelet Aggregation
Posted by Chantel M. Contributed by US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health
In a study of "[Hypolipidemic action of soy fiber and its effects on platelet aggregation and coagulation time in rats]."[Article in Chinese] by Wang C, Zhao L, Chen Y. (Department of Life Science, Shanxi University, Taiyuan.), researchers found that The authors believed that hypolipidemic effect of SF was achieved by lowering LDL-C in animals with hyperlipemia, and lowering of blood lipid and FB were major reasons to make animals fed with SF-added feed lower their platelet aggregation and prolong their clotting time.