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  1. In this study we aimed to assess lipid peroxidation during carotid endarterectomy by the formation of PUFA hydroperoxides (PUFAHP) and isoprostanes (IP) and concomitant peroxisomal beta-oxidation as a physiolo...

    Authors: Sebastiano Banni, Roberto Montisci, Roberto Sanfilippo, Gabriele Finco, Daniela Sanna, Elena Giordano, Elisabetta Murru, Lina Cordeddu, Gianfranca Carta, Donata Banni and Antonio Marchi

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:41

    Content type: Research

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  2. There are many reports about the anti-arrhythmic effects of ω-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, however, the mechanisms are still not completely delineated. The purpose of this study was to investigate the charac...

    Authors: Ru-xing Wang, Xiao-rong Li, Tao Guo, Li-ping Sun, Su-xia Guo, Zhen-Yu Yang, Xiang-Jun Yang and Wen-ping Jiang

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:39

    Content type: Research

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  3. Dexamethasone (DEX) is known to induce diabetes and dyslipidemia. We have compared fasting triacylglycerol and cholesterol concentrations across 20 lipoprotein fractions and glucose tolerance in control (stand...

    Authors: Michaela Krupková, Lucie Šedová, František Liška, Drahomíra Křenová, Vladimír Křen and Ondřej Šeda

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:38

    Content type: Short paper

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  4. Chicken meat with reduced concentration of arachidonic acid (AA) and reduced ratio between omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids has potential health benefits because a reduction in AA intake dampens prostanoid signali...

    Authors: Anna Haug, Ingrid Olesen and Olav A Christophersen

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:37

    Content type: Research

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  5. Adipocytes contribute to inflammation and the innate immune response through expression of inflammatory mediators. High levels of these mediators have been related to chronic inflammation state and insulin res...

    Authors: Aurelio Ocaña, Cristina Gómez-Asensio, Elena Arranz-Gutiérrez, Carlos Torres, Francisco Javier Señoráns and Guillermo Reglero

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:36

    Content type: Research

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  6. Oxidative damage has been proposed as a possible mechanism involved in lead toxicity, specially affecting the liver and kidney. Previous studies have shown the antioxidant effect of Spirulina maxima in several ex...

    Authors: Johny C Ponce-Canchihuamán, Oscar Pérez-Méndez, Rolando Hernández-Muñoz, Patricia V Torres-Durán and Marco A Juárez-Oropeza

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:35

    Content type: Research

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  7. Serum apolipoprotein (apo) A-I was considered to be an immune regulator and could suppress pro-inflammatory cytokines generated by activated T cell in some autoimmune diseases. However, the change of serum apo...

    Authors: Bin Zhang, ShuXiang Pu, BinMei Li, JianRui Ying, Xing Wang Song and Cong Gao

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:34

    Content type: Research

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  8. The alkylphospholipid analog miltefosine (hexadecylphosphocholine) is a membrane-directed antitumoral and antileishmanial drug belonging to the alkylphosphocholines, a group of synthetic antiproliferative agen...

    Authors: José M Jiménez-López, Pablo Ríos-Marco, Carmen Marco, Josefa L Segovia and María P Carrasco

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:33

    Content type: Review

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  9. Paraoxonase-1 (PON1) is an antioxidant enzyme that attenuates the production of the monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 (MCP-1) in vitro. Although oxidation and inflammation are closely related processes, the asso...

    Authors: Sandra Parra, Judit Marsillach, Gerard Aragonès, Anna Rull, Raúl Beltrán-Debón, Carlos Alonso-Villaverde, Jorge Joven and Jordi Camps

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:32

    Content type: Short paper

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  10. Results from increasing numbers of in vitro and in vivo studies have demonstrated that omega 3 fatty acids incorporated in cell culture media or in the diet of the animals can suppress the growth of cancers. When...

    Authors: Theodore R Witte, Alexander J Salazar, Oscar F Ballester and W Elaine Hardman

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:31

    Content type: Research

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  11. Dietary fats have long been associated with human health, and especially cardiovascular disease (CVD). Some observational studies have shown that reduction in dietary fats, and particularly cholesterol is asso...

    Authors: Evangelos Polychronopoulos, George Pounis, Vassiliki Bountziouka, Akis Zeimbekis, Ioanna Tsiligianni, Brikena-Eirini Qira, Efthimios Gotsis, George Metallinos, Christos Lionis and Demosthenes Panagiotakos

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:30

    Content type: Short paper

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  12. We recently examined the distribution of abdominal fat, dietary intake and biochemical data in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and found that non-obese NAFLD patients did not necessarily...

    Authors: Munechika Enjoji, Kazuyuki Machida, Motoyuki Kohjima, Masaki Kato, Kazuhiro Kotoh, Kazuhisa Matsunaga, Manabu Nakashima and Makoto Nakamuta

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:29

    Content type: Short paper

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  13. The association between -250G>A polymorphism in the promoter region of the hepatic lipase gene (LIPC) and plasma high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) concentration is contradictory in diverse ethnics. Bai...

    Authors: Li Meng, Yin Ruixing, Li Yiyang, Long Xingjiang, Li Kela, Liu Wanying, Zhang Lin, Lin Weixiong, Yang Dezhai and Pan Shangling

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:28

    Content type: Research

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  14. Friedewald's formula for the estimation of LDL-C concentration is the most often used formula in clinical practice. A recent formula by Anandaraja and colleagues for LDL-C estimation still needs to be evaluate...

    Authors: Ana Vujovic, Jelena Kotur-Stevuljevic, Slavica Spasic, Nada Bujisic, Jelena Martinovic, Milica Vujovic, Vesna Spasojevic-Kalimanovska, Aleksandra Zeljkovic and Dragoljub Pajic

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:27

    Content type: Research

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  15. The most important function of collagen and elastin is to induce several mechanical parameters which are known to play a dominant role in governing mechanical properties of the blood vessels. The aortic tissue...

    Authors: Mohamed Anwar K Abdelhalim, N J Siddiqi, AS Alhomida and Mohammed S Al-Ayed

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:26

    Content type: Research

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  16. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is the most common chronic liver disease in the world, and is becoming increasingly prevalent. Saponins of sea cucumber (SSC) are proven to exhibit various biological activitie...

    Authors: Xiao-Qian Hu, Yu-Ming Wang, Jing-Feng Wang, Yong Xue, Zhao-Jie Li, Koji Nagao, Teruyoshi Yanagita and Chang-Hu Xue

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:25

    Content type: Research

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  17. fatty acids are considered to be effective components to promote wound healing and Lucilia sericata larvae are applied clinically to treat intractable wounds. We aimed to investigat the effect of fatty acid extra...

    Authors: Zhen Zhang, Shouyu Wang, Yunpeng Diao, Jianing Zhang and Decheng Lv

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:24

    Content type: Research

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  18. There is an increasing number of novel antilipidemic therapies under consideration. The putative hypolipidemic effect of N-acetylcysteine (NAC) and sesame oil was studied in a mouse model of dietary-induced hy...

    Authors: Laskarina-Maria Korou, George Agrogiannis, Alkisti Pantopoulou, Ioannis S Vlachos, Dimitrios Iliopoulos, Theodoros Karatzas and Despoina N Perrea

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:23

    Content type: Research

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  19. The aim of the study was to assess the influence of co-existing atrial fibrillation (AF) on inflammatory condition factors, left ventricular function, clinical course and the efficacy of statin treatment of co...

    Authors: Agata Bielecka-Dąbrowa, Jan Henryk Goch, Jacek Rysz, Marek Maciejewski, Ravi Desai, Wilbert S Aronow and Maciej Banach

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:21

    Content type: Research

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  20. LeptiCore® is a proprietary combination of various ingredients which have been shown to have properties which could be beneficial to weight loss in obese and overweight human subjects. This study evaluates the ef...

    Authors: Dieudonne Kuate, Blanche C O Etoundi, Boris K G Azantsa, Anne-Pascale N Kengne, Judith L Ngondi and Julius E Oben

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:20

    Content type: Research

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  21. Multiple Sclerosis (MS) patients present a decrease of antioxidants and neuroprotective and immunoregulatory vitamins and an increase of total homocysteine (tHcy), cholesterol (CHL), HDL-cholesterol, and of ce...

    Authors: Giuseppe Salemi, Maria Concetta Gueli, Francesco Vitale, Floriana Battaglieri, Egidio Guglielmini, Paolo Ragonese, Angela Trentacosti, Maria Fatima Massenti, Giovanni Savettieri and Antonino Bono

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:19

    Content type: Short paper

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  22. Obesity increases the risk for insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome in both adults and children. FABP4 is a member of the intracellular lipid-binding protein family that is predominantly expressed in adip...

    Authors: Abdelnaby Khalyfa, Bharat Bhushan, Mohamed Hegazi, Jinkwan Kim, Leila Kheirandish-Gozal, Rakesh Bhattacharjee, Oscar Sans Capdevila and David Gozal

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:18

    Content type: Research

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  23. Cholesterol gallstone disease is a very common disease in both industrialized and developing countries. Many studies have found that cholesterol gallstones are more common in women than men. The molecular mech...

    Authors: Wei Cui, Zhao-Yan Jiang, Qu Cai, Ru-Yuan Zhang, Wei-Ze Wu, Jian-Cheng Wang, Jian Fei, Sheng-Dao Zhang and Tian-Quan Han

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:17

    Content type: Research

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  24. Although its role to prevent secondary cardiovascular complications has been well established, how acetyl salicylic acid (ASA, aspirin) regulates certain key molecules in the atherogenesis is still not known. ...

    Authors: Li Lu, Hong Liu, Jiahe Peng, Lin Gan, Lili Shen, Qian Zhang, Liangpeng Li, Li Zhang, Chang Su and Yu Jiang

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:16

    Content type: Research

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  25. Sphingolipids are essential components of cell membranes, and many of them regulate vital cell functions. In particular, ceramide plays crucial roles in cell signaling processes. Two major actions of ceramides...

    Authors: Lide Arana, Patricia Gangoiti, Alberto Ouro, Miguel Trueba and Antonio Gómez-Muñoz

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:15

    Content type: Review

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  26. Chronic inflammations, atherosclerosis and obesity, are major risk factors for cardiovascular diseases. Immune modulation of the inflammatory response has shown promise in animal models of atherogenesis and me...

    Authors: Aldar S Bourinbaiar and Vichai Jirathitikal

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:14

    Content type: Research

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  27. Acute and chronic inflammation play essential roles in inflammatory/autoimmune conditions. Protective anti-inflammatory effects of the n-3 fatty acids docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA)...

    Authors: Weimin Kong, Jui-Hung Yen, Evros Vassiliou, Sabina Adhikary, Miguel G Toscano and Doina Ganea

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:12

    Content type: Research

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  28. Exaggerated postprandial spikes in blood glucose and lipids induce proportional increases in oxidative stress, which acutely trigger impairment endothelial, inflammation and increased risk of future cardiovasc...

    Authors: Mahbubeh Setorki, Sedighe Asgary, Akram Eidi, Ali Haeri rohani and Majid KHazaei

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:10

    Content type: Research

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  29. Polysaccharide from fuzi (FPS), a Chinese herbal medicine extract, has been demonstrated to exert lipid lowering affects. In this study we examined potential mechanisms underlying this affect, specifically alt...

    Authors: Xiongqing Huang, Juan Tang, Qin Zhou, Hanping Lu, Yiling Wu and Weikang Wu

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:9

    Content type: Research

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  30. Apolipoprotein E is a polymorphic and multifunctional protein with numerous roles in lipoprotein metabolism. The three common isoforms apoE2, apoE3 and apoE4 show isoform-specific functional properties includi...

    Authors: Inga Kuhlmann, Anne Marie Minihane, Patricia Huebbe, Almut Nebel and Gerald Rimbach

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:8

    Content type: Review

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  31. Omega-3 and -6 polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFA), are important for good health conditions. They are present in membrane phospholipids.

    Authors: Angela M Rizzo, Gigliola Montorfano, Manuela Negroni, Laura Adorni, Patrizia Berselli, Paola Corsetto, Klaus Wahle and Bruno Berra

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:7

    Content type: Research

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  32. Diabetes is a strong risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD).The relative role of various lipid measures in determining CVD risk in diabetic patients is still a subject of debate. We aimed to compare perf...

    Authors: Maryam Tohidi, Masumeh Hatami, Farzad Hadaegh, Maryam Safarkhani, Hadi Harati and Fereidoun Azizi

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:6

    Content type: Research

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  33. The present study examined plasma lipid profiles in thirty patients suffered from acute viral hepatitis. Patients' blood samples were collected at both the debut and recovery of diseases. Thirty sex and age ma...

    Authors: Libo Luo, Xiangke Pu, Yongzhong Wang and Ning Xu

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:5

    Content type: Research

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  34. Cholesterol administration has been reported to influence hepatic lipid metabolism in rats. In the present study, the effect of dietary cholesterol on hepatic activity and mRNA expression of the enzymes involv...

    Authors: Yu-Ming Wang, Bei Zhang, Yong Xue, Zhao-Jie Li, Jing-Feng Wang, Chang-Hu Xue and Teruyoshi Yanagita

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:4

    Content type: Research

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  35. The mechanism of atherogenesis is not yet fully understood despite intense study in this area. The effects of high fat diet (HFD) on the changes of trace elements [iron (Fe), copper (Cu) and zinc (Zn)] in seve...

    Authors: Mohamed Anwar K Abdelhalim, Hisham A Alhadlaq and Sherif Abdelmottaleb Moussa

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:2

    Content type: Research

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  36. Ceramide kinase (CERK) produces the bioactive lipid ceramide-1-phosphate (C1P) and is a key regulator of ceramide and dihydroceramide levels. It is likely that CERK and C1P play a role in inflammatory processe...

    Authors: Satoru Niwa, Nicole Urtz, Thomas Baumruker, Andreas Billich and Frédéric Bornancin

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:1

    Content type: Research

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  37. Polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) form an important constituent of all the cell membranes in the body. PUFAs such as arachidonic acid (AA), eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) form pre...

    Authors: Undurti N Das and László G Puskás

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2009 8:61

    Content type: Hypothesis

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  38. Circadian patterns of cardiovascular vulnerability were well characterized, with a peak incidence of acute myocardial infarction and stroke secondary to atherosclerosis in the morning, which showed the circadi...

    Authors: Likun Hou, Chao Lu, Yang Huang, Sifeng Chen, Luchun Hua and Ruizhe Qian

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2009 8:60

    Content type: Research

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  39. The objective of this survey was to study the association between Helicobacter pylori infection and the severity of coronary atherosclerosis.

    Authors: En-Zhi Jia, Fu-Jun Zhao, Bo Hao, Tie-Bing Zhu, Lian-Sheng Wang, Bo Chen, Ke-Jiang Cao, Jun Huang, Wen-Zhu Ma, Zhi-Jian Yang and Guoxin Zhang

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2009 8:59

    Content type: Research

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  40. Mainly dependent on hormone-sensitive lipase, lipolysis is differently impaired between fat depots in human obesity. Perilipin A expression is a critical element in adipocyte lipolysis. The present study aimed...

    Authors: Hind Ray, Claudie Pinteur, Vincent Frering, Michel Beylot and Valérie Large

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2009 8:58

    Content type: Research

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  41. This trial compares the efficacy of administering a combination of ezetimibe plus fenofibrate as an alternative to statin monotherapy for the treatment of dyslipidemia. In this randomized, unblinded crossover ...

    Authors: Shoba Sujana Kumar, Karen A Lahey, Andrew Day and Stephen A LaHaye

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2009 8:56

    Content type: Research

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  42. Atherosclerosis is a chronic disorder of the arterial wall that starts by formation of fatty streaks and gradually evolves into atherosclerotic plaques. High-density lipoproteins (HDL) blood levels are inverse...

    Authors: Harman D Kaur and Mohinder P Bansal

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2009 8:55

    Content type: Research

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  43. Unsaturated fatty acids (UFAs) exhibit in vitro cytotoxicity against many malignant cell lines and yield decreased cancer incidence and reduced tumor growth in animal models. But clinical and animal studies to da...

    Authors: David E Scheim

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2009 8:54

    Content type: Research

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