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Table 1 Formulation of the experimental diets (g/kg diet)

From: Effects of Pediococcus parvulus 2.6 and its exopolysaccharide on plasma cholesterol levels and inflammatory markers in mice

Ingredient Diets EPS diet
Casein, 80 mesha 200 200
DL- methionine 3 3
Waxy corn starch 286 286
Maltodextrin 10 100 100
Sucrose 100 100
Cellulose 44 24
EPS 0 20
Butter, anhydrousb 200 200
Corn oil 10 10
Mineral mix S10026 10 10
Dicalcium phosphate 13 13
Calcium carbonate 5.5 5.5
Potassium citrate 1 H2O 16.5 16.5
Vitamin mix V10001 10 10
Choline bitartrate 2 2
  1. EPS, exopolysaccharide.
  2. aCasein is 88% protein.
  3. bAnhydrous butter contains 230 mg cholesterol per 100 g. The amount of cholesterol in all diets were 0.46 g/kg diet.