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Beneficial effects of garlic (Allium sativum Linn) on rats fed with diets containing cholesterol and either of the oil seeds, coconuts or groundnuts.

Published on Jul 1, 2001in Indian Journal of Experimental Biology
K. T. Augusti2
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Aswathy Narayanan1
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+ 6 AuthorsSunitha S. Nair2
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