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Fig. 5 | Lipids in Health and Disease

Fig. 5

From: Proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 (PCSK9) levels are not associated with severity of liver disease and are inversely related to cholesterol in a cohort of thirty eight patients with liver cirrhosis

Fig. 5

Associations of PCSK9 with cholesterol and sphingolipids in patients with liver cirrhosis. a Correlation of systemic vein plasma (SVP) PCSK9 with cholesterol (which is the sum of all cholesteryl esters and free cholesterol). b Correlation of SVP PCSK9 with ceramide. c Correlation of SVP PCSK9 with sphingomyelin (d) Correlation of SVP PCSK9 with cholesteryl ester (CE) 20:5. ** P < 0.01

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