Lycopene supplementation does not change productive performance but lowers egg yolk cholesterol and gene expression of some cholesterol-related proteins in laying hens


Orhan C., KÜÇÜK O. , Sahin N., Tuzcu M., Sahin K.

BRITISH POULTRY SCIENCE, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
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  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/00071668.2020.1839017
  • Title of Journal : BRITISH POULTRY SCIENCE

Abstract

1. This work examined the effects of purified lycopene (LYC) supplementation or a source of LYC as tomato powder (TP) on productive performance, egg yolk cholesterol levels as well as gene expression related to mechanism and regulation of cholesterol.