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  1. Content type: Research

    Obesity is an important component of metabolic syndrome X and predisposes to the development of type 2 diabetes mellitus. The incidence of obesity, type 2 diabetes mellitus and metabolic syndrome X is increasi...

    Authors: Undurti N. Das and Allam A. Rao

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2007 6:35

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  2. Content type: Short paper

    The liver is responsible for controlling cholesterol homeostasis in the body. HMG-CoA reductase and the LDL receptor (LDL-r) are involved in this regulation and are also ubiquitously expressed in all major tis...

    Authors: Gisella Mutungi, Moises Torres-Gonzalez, Mary M. McGrane, Jeff S. Volek and Maria Luz Fernandez

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2007 6:34

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  3. Content type: Research

    Spirulina maxima is a filamentous cyanobacterium used as food supplement because of its high nutrient contents. It has been experimentally proven, in vivo and in vitro that posses several pharmacological properti...

    Authors: Patricia V. Torres-Duran, Aldo Ferreira-Hermosillo and Marco A. Juarez-Oropeza

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2007 6:33

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    Several studies were pointed to oxidized LDL (ox-LDL) as one of the main immunogenes which have important roles in primary lesions of atherosclerosis. In this study, by immunization against ox-LDL with two dif...

    Authors: Sedigheh Asgary, Salb-Ali Saberi and Shirin Azampanah

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2007 6:32

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  5. Content type: Research

    The effects of extremely low-frequency electromagnetic fields (ELF-EMF) on the blood serum and liver lipid concentrations of male Wistar rats were assessed.

    Authors: Patricia V. Torres-Duran, Aldo Ferreira-Hermosillo, Marco A. Juarez-Oropeza, David Elias-Viñas and Leticia Verdugo-Diaz

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2007 6:31

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  6. Content type: Research

    Postprandial lipaemia may lead to an increase in oxidative stress, inducing endothelial dysfunction. Exercise can slow gastric emptying rates, moderating postprandial lipaemia. The purpose of this study was to...

    Authors: Miriam Clegg, Conor McClean, W. Gareth Davison, H. Marie Murphy, Tom Trinick, Ellie Duly, Jim McLaughlin, Mark Fogarty and Amir Shafat

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2007 6:30

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  7. Content type: Research

    Human health may be improved if dietary intakes of selenium and omega-3 fatty acids are increased. Consumption of broiler meat is increasing, and the meat content of selenium and omega-3 fatty acids are affect...

    Authors: Anna Haug, Susanne Eich-Greatorex, Aksel Bernhoft, Jens P. Wold, Harald Hetland, Olav A. Christophersen and Trine Sogn

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2007 6:29

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  8. Content type: Research

    Consumption of plant sterol (PS) esters lower low-density lipoprotein (LDL)-cholesterol levels by suppressing intestinal absorption of cholesterol. Commercially available PS are mainly esterified to omega-6 fa...

    Authors: Peter J. H. Jones, Isabelle Demonty, Yen-Ming Chan, Yael Herzog and Dori Pelled

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2007 6:28

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  9. Content type: Short paper

    Patients with HIV are subject to development of HIV metabolic syndrome characterized by dyslipidemia, lipodystrophy and insulin resistance secondary to highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART). Rosuvastati...

    Authors: Kevin W. Johns, Matthew T. Bennett and Gregory P. Bondy

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2007 6:27

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  10. Content type: Research

    Lipoprotein(a) is an independent risk factor for Ischaemic Heart Disease (IHD) in the general population. There are conflicting reports in the extent of its association with IHD among subjects with Type 2 diab...

    Authors: Ali AlBahrani, Mohammed Alkindi, Eileen Marks, Said AlYahyaee and Alan Shenkin

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2007 6:26

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  11. Content type: Review

    Milk and milk products are nutritious food items containing numerous essential nutrients, but in the western societies the consumption of milk has decreased partly due to claimed negative health effects. The c...

    Authors: Anna Haug, Arne T. Høstmark and Odd M. Harstad

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2007 6:25

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  12. Content type: Research

    Mice with a deleted Gpihbp1 gene encoding glycosylphosphatidylinositol-anchored high-density lipoprotein-binding protein 1 (GPI-HBP1) develop severe chylomicronemia. We screened the coding regions of the human ho...

    Authors: Jian Wang and Robert A. Hegele

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2007 6:23

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  13. Content type: Research

    We aimed to investigate if overweight and obese adults "close" to Mediterranean diet present better insulin, lipids profile and better pressure levels, compared to individuals close to a more Westernized diet.

    Authors: Natalia Tzima, Christos Pitsavos, Demosthenes B. Panagiotakos, John Skoumas, Antonis Zampelas, Christina Chrysohoou and Christodoulos Stefanadis

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2007 6:22

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  14. Content type: Research

    Metabolic Syndrome, or Syndrome X, is characterized by a set of metabolic and lipid imbalances that greatly increases the risk of developing diabetes and cardiovascular disease. The syndrome is highly prevalen...

    Authors: Julius Oben, Ebangha Enonchong, Dieudonne Kuate, Dora Mbanya, Tiffany C. Thomas, DeWall J. Hildreth, Thomas D. Ingolia and Michael S. Tempesta

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2007 6:20

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  15. Content type: Research

    ApolipoproteinA1(apoA1) is the major apoprotein constituent of high-density-lipoprotein(HDL). The relationship of apoA1 -75 bp(M1-) allele polymorphism with lipoprotein phenotype and cardiovascular diseae (CVD) r...

    Authors: Ali I. Albahrani, Jannete Usher J., Mohammed Alkindi, Eileen Marks, L. Ranganath and Said Al-yahyaee

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2007 6:19

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  16. Content type: Review

    More than fifteen years ago it was discovered that intramyocellular triglyceride (imcTG) content in skeletal muscle is abnormally high in conditions of lipid oversupply (e.g. high fat feeding) and, later, obes...

    Authors: ZengKui Guo

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2007 6:18

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  17. Content type: Research

    It has been observed that ras-transformed cell lines in culture have a higher phosphatidylcholine (PC) biosynthesis rate as well as higher PC-degradation rate (increased PC-turnover) than normal cells. In corr...

    Authors: Lenka A. Taylor, Jann Arends, Arwen K. Hodina, Clemens Unger and Ulrich Massing

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2007 6:17

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  18. Content type: Short paper

    Exercise has been prescribed in the treatment and control of dyslipidemias and cholesterolemia, however, lipid responses to different training frequencies in hypercholesterolemic men have been inconsistent. We...

    Authors: Ricardo L. F. Guerra, Wagner L. Prado, Nádia C. Cheik, Fabiana P. Viana, João Paulo Botero, Regina C. Vendramini, Iracilda Z. Carlos, Elizeu A. Rossi and Ana R. Dâmaso

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2007 6:16

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  19. Content type: Short paper

    Dietary supplement use is widespread in developed nations. In particular, patients who utilize mental health services also report frequent consumption of dietary supplements, often in relation to management of...

    Authors: Martin A Katzman, Leslie Jacobs, Madalyn Marcus, Monica Vermani and Alan C Logan

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2007 6:14

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  20. Content type: Research

    Docosahexaenoic acid (22:6n-3, DHA) and n-6 docosapentaenoic acid (22:5n-6, DPAn-6) are highly unsaturated fatty acids (HUFA, ≥ 20 carbons, ≥ 3 double bonds) that differ by a single carbon-carbon double bond a...

    Authors: Ken D Stark, Sun-Young Lim and Norman Salem Jr

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2007 6:13

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  21. Content type: Commentary

    To translate science into clinical practice we must first assess the quality of care that is being delivered. The resulting information about qualitative and quantitative parameters can then be assessed. Ultim...

    Authors: Allam Appa Rao and Gumpeny Ramachandra Sridhar

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2007 6:12

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  22. Content type: Research

    The effects of 24(S),25-epoxycholesterol (24,25EC) on aspects of cholesterol homeostasis is well-documented. When added to cells, 24,25EC decreases cholesterol synthesis and up-regulates cholesterol efflux genes,...

    Authors: Jenny Wong, Carmel M Quinn and Andrew J Brown

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2007 6:10

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  23. Content type: Research

    Several trials from different populations have reported that non-high density lipoprotein cholesterol (non-HDL-C) has more predictive power than low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) in detecting coronar...

    Authors: Nasser M Al-Daghri, Omar S Al-Attas and Khalid Al-Rubeaan

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2007 6:9

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  24. Content type: Research

    A single session of exercise has been reported to reduce fasting and postprandial triacylglycerol concentrations on the subsequent day. It is possible that exercise also reduces chylomicron particle number, wh...

    Authors: Anthony P James, Karin Slivkoff-Clark and John CL Mamo

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2007 6:8

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  25. Content type: Research

    Statin-related skeletal muscle disorders range from benign myalgias – such as non-specific muscle aches or joint pains without elevated serum creatinine kinase (CK) concentration – to true myositis with >10-fo...

    Authors: Jisun Oh, Matthew R Ban, Brooke A Miskie, Rebecca L Pollex and Robert A Hegele

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2007 6:7

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  26. Content type: Short paper

    Feeding oxidized fats causes activation of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor α (PPARα) in the liver of rats. However, whether feeding oxidized fat during pregnancy also results in activation of PPARα ...

    Authors: Robert Ringseis, Anke Gutgesell, Corinna Dathe, Corinna Brandsch and Klaus Eder

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2007 6:6

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  27. Content type: Research

    Obesity is generally linked to complications in lipid metabolism and oxidative stress. The aim of this study was to compare the effect of a proprietary extract of Cissus quadrangularis (CQR-300) to that of a prop...

    Authors: Julius E Oben, Damaris Mandob Enyegue, Gilles I Fomekong, Yves B Soukontoua and Gabriel A Agbor

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2007 6:4

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  28. Content type: Research

    Mice that lack acyl CoA:diacylglycerol acyltransferase (Dgat1-/- mice) are reported to have a reduced body fat content and improved glucose tolerance and insulin sensitivity. Studies so far have focussed on male ...

    Authors: Steven JY Wang, Claire Cornick, Jacqueline O'Dowd, Michael A Cawthorne and Jonathan R S Arch

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2007 6:2

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  29. Content type: Research

    Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the Nation's leading killer for both men and women among all racial and ethnic groups. Development and progression of CVD is linked to the presence of risk factors such as hyper...

    Authors: Danik M Martirosyan, Lidia A Miroshnichenko, Svetlana N Kulakova, Ala V Pogojeva and Vladimir I Zoloedov

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2007 6:1

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  30. Content type: Short paper

    Severe combined hyperlipidaemia has occasionally been associated with infiltration of tissues in addition to arteries and the skin. We report a woman with Type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) and severe combined hype...

    Authors: Rachel A Davey, Niall C Tebbutt, Jenny M Favaloro, David N O'Neal, Derek Rae, Jeffrey D Zajac and James D Best

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2006 5:29

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  31. Content type: Short paper

    Alzheimer's disease and type 2 diabetes mellitus tend to occur together. We sought to identify protein(s) common to both conditions that could suggest a possible unifying pathogenic role. Using human neuronal ...

    Authors: Appa Rao Allam, Gumpeny Ramachandra Sridhar, Hanuman Thota, Changalasetty Suresh Babu, Akula Siva Prasad and Ch Divakar

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2006 5:28

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  32. Content type: Research

    The lipodystrophic syndrome (LD) is a disorder resulting from selective damage of adipose tissue by antiretroviral drugs included in therapy controlling human-immunodeficiency-virus-1. In the therapy cocktail ...

    Authors: Christel Gentil, Sébastien Le Jan, Josette Philippe, Jacques Leibowitch, Pierre Sonigo, Stéphane Germain and France Piétri-Rouxel

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2006 5:27

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  33. Content type: Research

    The glycosphingolipid sulfatide has previously been found in several mammalian tissues, but information on the uptake of exogenously administered sulfatide in different organs in vivo is limited. In pancreatic be...

    Authors: Maria Blomqvist, Thomas Osterbye, Jan-Eric Månsson, Karsten Buschard and Pam Fredman

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2006 5:26

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  34. Content type: Research

    It has been shown that calcifying vesicles play an important role in aortic calcification and that cholesterol content in the isolated vesicle fraction is increased when rabbits are fed supplemental cholestero...

    Authors: Howard HT Hsu and Nathan C Culley

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2006 5:25

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  35. Content type: Research

    Once considered a problem of developed countries, obesity and obesity-related complications (such as metabolic syndrome) are rapidly spreading around the globe. The purpose of the present study was to investig...

    Authors: Julius Oben, Dieudonne Kuate, Gabriel Agbor, Claudia Momo and Xavio Talla

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2006 5:24

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  36. Content type: Research

    Triacylglyerol-rich very low density lipoprotein (VLDL) particles are the primary carriers of fatty acids in the circulation and as such serve as a rich energy source for peripheral tissues. Receptor-mediated ...

    Authors: Larissa C Wilsie, Amanda M Gonzales and Robert A Orlando

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2006 5:23

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  37. Content type: Short paper

    HMG-CoA reductase and the LDL receptor are ubiquitously expressed in major tissues. Since the liver plays a major role in regulating circulating LDL, it is usually of interest to measure the effects of drug or...

    Authors: Dimple Aggarwal, Hedley C Freake, Ghada A Soliman, Amrita Dutta and Maria-Luz Fernandez

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2006 5:22

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  38. Content type: Research

    Arylsulfatase A (ASA)-deficient mice are a model for the lysosomal storage disorder metachromatic leukodystrophy. This lipidosis is characterised by the lysosomal accumulation of the sphingolipid sulfatide. St...

    Authors: S Franken, D Wittke, JE Mansson, R D'Hooge, PP De Deyn, R Lüllmann-Rauch, U Matzner and V Gieselmann

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2006 5:21

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  39. Content type: Short paper

    Adaptation of assays on dried blood has advantages of ease of collection, transportation, minimal invasiveness and requirement of small volume. A method for extraction and estimation of triglyceride from blood...

    Authors: Rizwana Quraishi, Ramakrishnan Lakshmy, Dorairaj Prabhakaran, Ashok Kumar Mukhopadhyay and Bansilal Jailkhani

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2006 5:20

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  40. Content type: Research

    Lipoprotein Lipase (LPL), a key enzyme in lipid metabolism, catalyzes the hydrolysis of triglycerides (TG) from TG-rich lipoproteins, and serves a bridging function that enhances the cellular uptake of lipopro...

    Authors: Shu-Fen Wung, Medha V Kulkarni, Clive R Pullinger, Mary J Malloy, John P Kane and Bradley E Aouizerat

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2006 5:19

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  41. Content type: Research

    Vascular calcification is implicated in myocardial infarction, instability and rigidity of the aortic wall, and bioprosthetic failures. Although an increase in the calcium (Ca) content in atherogenic diets has...

    Authors: Howard HT Hsu and Nathan C Culley

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2006 5:16

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  42. Content type: Research

    Tegaserod is effective in treating IBS patients with constipation, and does not alter gallbladder motility in healthy individuals or in patients with IBS. However, it is not known if tegaserod affects the bili...

    Authors: Ronald Mathison, Eldon Shaffer, Hans-Juergen Pfannkuche and David Earnest

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2006 5:15

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