Red yeast rice is created by fermenting rice with a fungal species called Monascus purpureus
Optimization of nutrient parameters for lovastatin production by Monascus purpureus
MTCC 369 under submerged fermentation using response surface methodology.
Red Yeast Rice is fermented by the yeast Monascus purpureus
Red Yeast Rice, also known as Monascus Purpureus
, was recently granted positive opinion for the reduction of blood LDL cholesterol by the European Food Safety Agency (EFSA).
Multicenter clinical trial of serum lipid-lowering effects of a Monascus purpureus
(red yeast) rice preparation from traditional Chinese medicine.
2007, "Isolation and characterization of dihydromonacolin-MV from Monascus purpureus
for antioxidant properties", Appl Microbiol Biotechnol.
Red yeast rice is rice that has been fermented by the red yeast Monascus purpureus
Red Yeast Rice is made by fermenting a type of yeast called monascus purpureus
over red rice.
Cholestin, a product derived from Monascus purpureus
Red yeast rice is produced by culturing the yeast Monascus purpureus
A complete range of European Food Safety Agency (EFSA) approved red yeast rice, or Monascus purpureus
, ingredients have been developed by ProTec Nutra for use in food supplements and the fortification of food products.
Speaking of statins, a novel HMG-CoA inhibitor extract from Monascus purpureus
grown on rice, also known as red yeast rice, has demonstrated lipid improvement (20).