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High Density Lipoproteins and Atherosclerosis (International Congress)

by Norman E. Miller

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Published by Elsevier .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages348
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7531979M
ISBN 100444810870
ISBN 109780444810878

High-density lipoproteins (HDL) collect fat molecules (phospholipids, cholesterol, triglycerides, etc.) from the body's cells/tissues, and take it back to the liver. HDLs are sometimes referred to as "good" lipoprotein because higher concentrations correlate with low . Levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol are generally inversely associated with the risk for the development of atherosclerosis. The mechanism by which HDL imparts protection from the.

Many studies, both old 1 and more recent 2, 3 have correlated decreased plasma concentrations of high-density (alpha) lipoproteins (HDLs) with the development of atherosclerosis. The measurement Cited by: High-density lipoproteins (HDL) form a class of lipoproteins, varying somewhat in their size ( nm in diameter) and contents, that carry cholesterol from the body's tissues to the liver.

Tall AR. Plasma high density lipoproteins. Metabolism and relationship to atherogenesis. J Clin Invest ; Mendivil CO, Rimm EB, Furtado J, et al. Low-density lipoproteins containing apolipoprotein C-III and the risk of coronary heart disease. Circulation ; Davignon J, Gregg RE, Sing CF.   A complete guide to the role of high-density lipoproteins (HDL) in new and emerging therapies. With high-density lipoproteins (HDL) playing an increasing role in cardiovascular disease prevention, there is a growing need for an in-depth look at HDL and its clinical : Wiley.


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High Density Lipoproteins and Atherosclerosis (International Congress) by Norman E. Miller Download PDF EPUB FB2

High-density lipoprotein and atherosclerosis: the role of antioxidant activity. Bandeali S(1), Farmer J. Author information: (1)Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TXUSA.

Levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol are generally inversely associated with the risk for the development of by: High-density lipoprotein (HDL) is one of the five major groups of lipoproteins.

Lipoproteins are complex particles composed of multiple proteins which transport all fat molecules around the body within the water outside are typically composed of 80– proteins per particle (organized by one, two or three ApoA; more as the particles enlarge picking up and carrying more fat.

Biochemistry of Lipids: Lipoproteins and Membranes, Volume Six, contains concise chapters that cover a wide spectrum of topics in the field of lipid biochemistry and cell biology. It provides an important bridge between broad-based biochemistry textbooks and more technical research publications, offering cohesive, foundational information.

A complete guide to the role of high-density lipoproteins (HDL) in new and emerging therapies. With high-density lipoproteins (HDL) playing an increasing role in cardiovascular disease prevention, there is a growing need for an in-depth look at HDL and its clinical by:   Atherosclerosis is the underlying cause of heart attack and stroke.

Early observations that cholesterol is a key component of arterial plaques gave rise to the cholesterol hypothesis for the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis. Population studies have demonstrated that elevated levels of LDL cholesterol and apolipoprotein B (apoB)the main structural protein of LDL, are directly associated.

High Density Lipoproteins and Atherosclerosis book Lipoproteins. High-density lipoproteins (HDLs; see Fig. ) are apoprotein storage depots. In addition to their cholesterol transport function, they are the source of several apoproteins for the other lipoprotein particles. HDL is considered a scavenger lipoprotein.

Their role is to transport water-insoluble lipids in the blood. On the basis of their buoyant density lipoproteins are divided into 5 major classes: chylomicrons, very low density lipoproteins (VLDL), intermediate density lipoproteins (IDL), low density lipoproteins (LDL) and high density lipoproteins (HDL).

() HDL and Atherosclerosis, in High-Density Lipoproteins: From Basic Biology to Clinical Aspects (ed C. Fielding), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: /ch (A) Increased plasma low-density lipoproteins and decreased high-density lipoproteins levels, (B) hyperglycaemia, and (C) obesity are major cardiovascular risk factors.

Through various mechanisms, these risk factors directly or indirectly stimulate the production of myeloid cells (monocytes, neutrophils, and reticulated platelets) increasing. A complete guide to the role of high-density lipoproteins (HDL) in new and emerging therapies.

With high-density lipoproteins (HDL) playing an increasing role in cardiovascular disease prevention, there is a growing need for an in-depth look at HDL and its clinical value.

High-Density Lipoproteins: Structure, Metabolism, Function and Therapeutics - Kindle edition by Kontush, Anatol, Chapman, M. John. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading High-Density Lipoproteins: Structure, Metabolism, Function and : $   When the level of LDLs is high, they accumulate in the artery wall where they are oxidized and taken up by foam cells in a process that leads to the development and progression of atherosclerosis.

High-density lipoproteins (HDLs) oppose atherosclerosis directly, by removing cholesterol from foam cells, by inhibiting the oxidation of LDLs, and Cited by:   Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol. High levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) can eventually build up within the walls of your blood vessels and narrow the passageways.

Sometimes a clot can form and get stuck in the narrowed space, causing a heart attack or stroke. This is why LDL cholesterol is often referred to as "bad" cholesterol. Book Name: High-Density Lipoproteins: Structure, Metabolism, Function and Therapeutics 1st Edition Author: Anatol Kontush, M.

John Chapman Publisher: Wiley ISBN Year: Pages: / Language: English File size: MB File format: PDF. High-Density Lipoproteins: Structure, Metabolism, Function and Therapeutics 1st Edition Pdf Book Description.

In this Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology on “High Density Lipoproteins – from biological understanding to clinical exploitation” contributing authors (members of COST Action BM/HDLnet) summarize in more than 20 chapters our current knowledge on the structure, function, metabolism and regulation of HDL in health and several diseases as well as the status of past and ongoing.

Get this from a library. High Density Lipoproteins, Dyslipidemia, and Coronary Heart Disease. [Ernst J. Schaefer.] -- This innovative book focuses on HDL and its relationships to triglyceride-rich particles. As new therapies for HDL raising become available, a comprehensive understanding the role of.

High-density lipoproteins (HDL) are the small, dense, protein-rich lipoproteins with a mean size of nm in diameter and density of g/ml (Kontush and Chapman ). Effect of High-Density Lipoproteins on Experimental Atherosclerosis.

Authors; no interventional prospective studies designed to test the preventive effect of raised levels of HDL on atherosclerosis have been reported. Gordon, T., Castelli, W. P., and Hjortand, M. C.,High density lipoproteins as a prospective factor against Cited by: 1.

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Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) is one of the five major groups of lipoprotein which transport all fat molecules around the body in the extracellular water. These groups, from least dense to most dense, are chylomicrons (aka ULDL by the overall density naming convention), very low-density lipoprotein (VLDL), intermediate-density lipoprotein (IDL), low-density lipoprotein and high-density.

Lipoproteins are endogenous nanoparticles which are the major transporter of fats and cholesterol in the human body. They play a key role in the regulatory mechanisms of cardiovascular events.

Lipoproteins can be modified and manipulated to act as drug delivery systems or nanocarriers for contrast agents. In particular, high density lipoproteins (HDL), which are the smallest class of Cited by: 1.High-density lipoprotein (HDL) is one of the major carriers of cholesterol in the blood.

It attracts particular attention because, in contrast with other lipoproteins, as many physiological functions of HDL influence the cardiovascular system in favourable ways unless HDL is modified pathologically. The functions of HDL that have recently attracted attention include anti-inflammatory and anti Cited by: Role of High Density Lipoproteins in Atherosclerosis.

Written By: Claudia Guy, ND. The topic of cholesterol is still a hot topic in medicine since it is generally considered the leading cause of atherosclerosis, a type of cardiovascular disease.

But cholesterol goes far beyond heart disease.