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Table 1 Nutrient composition of the high fat* semi-purified diets (g/kg)

From: Bio F1B hamster: a unique animal model with reduced lipoprotein lipase activity to investigate nutrient mediated regulation of lipoprotein metabolism

Diet Fish Oil MUFA N6:N3
Casein 200 200 200
DL-Methionine 3 3 3
Sucrose 305 305 305
Maize Starch 190 190 190
Vitamin mix 11 11 11
Mineral mix 40 40 40
Fibre§ 50 50 50
Fat 200 200 200
Cholesterol 2.5 2.5 2.5
  1. * Semi-purified diet designed for a 200 g/kg fat level.
  2. Diet ingredients from ICN Biomedicals, Aurora, OH, USA.
  3. Supplied in quantities adequate to meet nutritional requirements (National Research Council, 1995).
  4. § Supplied as Alphacel non-nutritive bulk (ICN Biomedicals, Aurora, OH, USA). MUFA, monounsaturated fatty acid rich diet