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    Association of the S2 allele of the SstI polymorphism in the apoC3 gene with plasma apoCIII interacts with unfavorable lipid profiles to contribute to atherosclerosis in the Li ethnic group in China

    The SstI polymorphism in the apolipoprotein 3 gene (apoC3) has been identified in many ethnic groups. In addition, the S2 allele of the SstI polymorphism is shown to be associated with increased plasma triglyceri...

    Minzeng Sun, Lin Chen, Hui Liu, Lihui Ma, Tiansong Wang and Yueli Liu

    Lipids in Health and Disease 2017 16:220

    Published on: 21 November 2017

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    Study of the NLRP3 inflammasome component genes and downstream cytokines in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus with carotid atherosclerosis

    A role for the NLRP3 inflammasome has been reported in various diseases, such as diabetes mellitus, atherosclerosis (AS), nephropathy, rheumatism, and others, although limited information is available concerni...

    Junli Lee, Jing Wan, Linyun Lee, Changhua Peng, Hailong Xie and Chengbin Lee

    Lipids in Health and Disease 2017 16:217

    Published on: 18 November 2017

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    ALA/LA ameliorates glucose toxicity on HK-2 cells by attenuating oxidative stress and apoptosis through the ROS/p38/TGF-β1 pathway

    Growing evidence indicates that oxidative stress (OS) plays a pivotal role in Diabetic nephropathy (DN). In a previous study we demonstrated that ALA/LA protected HK-2 cells against high glucose-induced cytoto...

    Mingxia Jiang, Haifen Zhang, Lijie Zhai, Bianliang Ye, Yin Cheng and Chengkai Zhai

    Lipids in Health and Disease 2017 16:216

    Published on: 16 November 2017

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    The association between serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 concentration and serum lipids in the rural population of China

    Vitamin D deficiency is implicated in some diseases, including cardiovascular. Few studies have assessed the correlation between 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 [25(OH) D3] and serum lipids. In this study, we explored th...

    Huina Ge, Hualei Sun, Teng Wang, Xinxin Liu, Xing Li, Fei Yu, Han Han, Jun Wang and Wenjie Li

    Lipids in Health and Disease 2017 16:215

    Published on: 14 November 2017

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    Characterization of skin function associated with obesity and specific correlation to local/systemic parameters in American women

    Obesity is considered problematic not only as a major cause of diabetes, hypertension, and dyslipidemia, but also as a risk of intractable dermatosis; however influence of obesity on skin function has not been...

    Shinobu Mori, Akiko Shiraishi, Karen Epplen, Desiree Butcher, Daiki Murase, Yuka Yasuda and Takatoshi Murase

    Lipids in Health and Disease 2017 16:214

    Published on: 13 November 2017

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    Hypoglycemic and hypolipidemic effects of different parts and formulations of bitter gourd (Momordica Charantia)

    Cardiovascular diseases and diabetes are responsible for large number of deaths throughout the globe. Bitter gourd has the potential to become a component of the diet or a dietary supplement for diabetic and p...

    Mahwish, Farhan Saeed, Muhammad Sajid Arshad, Mahr un Nisa, Muhammad Tahir Nadeem and Muhammad Umair Arshad

    Lipids in Health and Disease 2017 16:211

    Published on: 10 November 2017

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    High-density lipoprotein cholesterol efflux capacity is inversely associated with cardiovascular risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis

    A low plasma level of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol (HDL-C) is associated with cardiovascular risk. A key cardioprotective property of HDL is cholesterol efflux capacity (CEC), the ability of HDL ...

    Chengfeng Qiu, Xiang Zhao, Quan Zhou and Zhen Zhang

    Lipids in Health and Disease 2017 16:212

    Published on: 10 November 2017

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    Association between oxidative stress and cord serum lipids in relation to delayed cord clamping in term neonates

    Although delayed cord clamping (DCC) is a recent WHO recommendation, early cord clamping (ECC) is still a routine practice in many countries. Limited researches studied the effect of delayed cord clamping on o...

    Asmaa N. Moustafa, Mahmoud H. Ibrahim, Suzan Omar Mousa, Ebtesam E. Hassan, Hashem F. Mohamed and Hend M. Moness

    Lipids in Health and Disease 2017 16:210

    Published on: 9 November 2017

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    Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy improves body composition and alleviates insulin resistance in obesity related acanthosis nigricans

    Acanthosis nigricans (AN) has a close relationship with obesity. It is believed that obesity and AN have the common pathophysiological basis such as hyperinsulinism. This study is aimed to observe the effect o...

    Yi Zhang, Cuiling Zhu, Xin Wen, Xingchun Wang, Liang Li, Sharvan Rampersad, Liesheng Lu, Donglei Zhou, Chunhua Qian, Ran Cui, Manna Zhang, Peng Yang, Shen Qu and Le Bu

    Lipids in Health and Disease 2017 16:209

    Published on: 7 November 2017

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    Sodium butyrate promotes apoptosis in breast cancer cells through reactive oxygen species (ROS) formation and mitochondrial impairment

    Sodium butyrate (NaBu) is a short-chain fatty acid which serves as a histon deacetylase inhibitor and has received considerable interest as a possible regulator of cancer cell death. The regulatory effect of N...

    Vahid Salimi, Zahra Shahsavari, Banafsheh Safizadeh, Ameinh Hosseini, Narges Khademian and Masoumeh Tavakoli-Yaraki

    Lipids in Health and Disease 2017 16:208

    Published on: 2 November 2017

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    A novel self-micro-emulsifying delivery system (SMEDS) formulation significantly improves the fasting absorption of EPA and DHA from a single dose of an omega-3 ethyl ester concentrate

    Absorption of EPA and DHA from Omega-3-acid ethyl ester (EE) concentrate supplements occurs most efficiently when taken in context of a fatty meal; adequate fat intake is required to release bile salts that em...

    Yan Qin, Hilde Nyheim, Else Marie Haram, Joseph M. Moritz and Svein Olaf Hustvedt

    Lipids in Health and Disease 2017 16:204

    Published on: 16 October 2017

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    Genetic architecture of lipid traits in the Hispanic community health study/study of Latinos

    Despite ethnic disparities in lipid profiles, there are few genome-wide association studies investigating genetic variation of lipids in non-European ancestry populations. In this study, we present findings fr...

    Mariaelisa Graff, Leslie S. Emery, Anne E. Justice, Esteban Parra, Jennifer E. Below, Nicholette D. Palmer, Chuan Gao, Qing Duan, Adan Valladares-Salgado, Miguel Cruz, Alanna C. Morrison, Eric Boerwinkle, Eric A. Whitsel, Charles Kooperberg, Alex Reiner, Yun Li…

    Lipids in Health and Disease 2017 16:200

    Published on: 12 October 2017

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    IL-17-differentiated macrophages secrete pro-inflammatory cytokines in response to oxidized low-density lipoprotein

    Cytokines and macrophages play a central role in the development of atherosclerosis. Interleukin (IL)-17 is a pro-inflammatory cytokine with differential effects on innate immune cells. We investigated the eff...

    María de la Paz Sánchez-Martínez, Francisco Blanco-Favela, Mónica Daniela Mora-Ruiz, Adriana Karina Chávez-Rueda, Mariela Bernabe-García and Luis Chávez-Sánchez

    Lipids in Health and Disease 2017 16:196

    Published on: 10 October 2017

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    Effect of bacterial lipase on anaerobic co-digestion of slaughterhouse wastewater and grease in batch condition and continuous fixed-bed reactor

    This study aimed to investigate the effects of bacterial lipase on biogas production of anaerobic co-digestion of slaughterhouse wastewater (SHWW) and hydrolyzed grease (HG). A neutrophilic Staphylococcus xylosus

    Maha Affes, Fathi Aloui, Fatma Hadrich, Slim Loukil and Sami Sayadi

    Lipids in Health and Disease 2017 16:195

    Published on: 10 October 2017

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