SF04-025 High Lard Modification of AIN76 Semi-Pure Rodent Diet


A semi-pure high fat diet formulation for laboratory rats and mice based on AIN76. Some modifications have been made to the original formulation to suit locally available raw materials.

  • 20% Lard has been added to the formulation in place of Canola oil,

  • Sucrose inclusion has been increased

  • Starch inclusion has been decreased
  • Sodium Cholate has been added at 0.1%
  • Cholesterol has been added at 0.5%


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Keywords: cardiovascular disease model, atherosclerosis, high fat diet, high cholesterol diet, hypercholesterolemia, atherosclerotic lesions,