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  1. Content type: Research

    The Lp(a) lipoprotein (Lp(a)) consists of the polymorphic glycoprotein apolipoprotein(a) (apo(a)), which is attached by a disulfide bond to apolipoprotein B (apoB). Apo(a), which has high homology with plasmin...

    Authors: Päivi A Teivainen, Knut A Eliassen, Edward M Rubin, Srdjan Djurovic and Kåre Berg

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2004 3:8

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  2. Content type: Short paper

    HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors (statins) are commonly used in medicine to control blood lipid disorder. Large clinical trials have demonstrated that statins greatly reduces cardiovascular-related morbidity and m...

    Authors: Martin Noël, Claude Gagné, Jean Bergeron, Jean Jobin and Paul Poirier

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2004 3:7

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  3. Content type: Research

    Atherosclerosis is the main cause of mortality and morbidity in end stage renal diseases (ESRD), especially in hemodialysis (HD) patients. In addition the classic risk factors for atherosclerosis, non classica...

    Authors: Hassan Argani, Amir Ghorbani, Nadereh Rashtchizade and Mohammad Rahbaninobar

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2004 3:6

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  4. Content type: Research

    β-oxidation of long and very long chain fatty acyl-CoA derivatives occurs in peroxisomes, which are ubiquitous subcellular organelles of eukaryotic cells. This pathway releases acetyl-CoA as precursor for seve...

    Authors: Stéphane Desaint, Franck Hansmannel, Marie-Claude Clémencet, Catherine Le Jossic-Corcos, Valérie Nicolas-Frances, Norbert Latruffe and Mustapha Cherkaoui-Malki

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2004 3:4

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  5. Content type: Research

    Beta-thalassaemia major (b-TM) has been defined as a combination of chronic hemolytic anemia, iron storage disease and myocarditis, and it has been associated with premature death especially due to heart failu...

    Authors: Christina Chrysohoou, Demosthenes B Panagiotakos, Christos Pitsavos, Konstantina Kosma, John Barbetseas, Markisia Karagiorga, Ioannis Ladis and Christodoulos Stefanadis

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2004 3:3

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    There has been renewed interest in mushroom medicinal properties. We studied cholesterol lowering properties of Ganoderma lucidum (Gl), a renowned medicinal species.

    Authors: A Berger, D Rein, E Kratky, I Monnard, H Hajjaj, I Meirim, C Piguet-Welsch, J Hauser, K Mace and P Niederberger

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2004 3:2

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  7. Content type: Research

    Previous studies have shown that the functional capacity of T cells may be modulated by the composition of fatty acids within, and the release of fatty acids from membrane phospholipids, particulary containing...

    Authors: Michiyo Tomita, Rodney C Baker, Soichiro Ando and Thomas J Santoro

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2004 3:1

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  8. Content type: Research

    Triglyceride concentrations are raised in pregnancy and are considered a key fetal fuel. Several gene variants are known to alter triglyceride concentrations, including those in the Apolipoprotein E (ApoE), Lipop...

    Authors: Kirsten J Ward, Beverley Shields, Beatrice Knight, Maurice B Salzmann, Andrew T Hattersley and Timothy M Frayling

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2003 2:9

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  9. Content type: Research

    Offspring of at least 1 parent with type 2 diabetes are more resistant to the insulin action, exhibit higher incidence of dyslipidemia and are more prone to cardiovascular diseases. The association between Lp(...

    Authors: Agathoklis Psyrogiannis, Ioannis Habeos and Venetsana Kyriazopoulou

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2003 2:8

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  10. Content type: Research

    Hyperhomocysteinemia and lipid abnormalities are commonly found in patients with chronic renal failure; both are recognized as risk factors for atherosclerosis. The homocysteine-lowering effect of pyridoxine i...

    Authors: Nelva T de Gómez Dumm, Ana M Giammona and Luis A Touceda

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2003 2:7

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  11. Content type: Hypothesis

    In spite of the considerable amount of experimental, clinical and epidemiological research about the consumption of red meat, total fats, saturated/unsaturated fatty acids and cholesterol with regard to the ri...

    Authors: Aldo R Eynard and Cristina B Lopez

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2003 2:6

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  12. Content type: Research

    An inverse relationship between the level of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) and coronary heart disease (CHD) has been reported. In contrast, oxidized HDL (oHDL) has been shown to induce neuronal death and may ...

    Authors: Joel Perrella, Mauricio Berco, Anthony Cecutti, Alan Gerulath and Bhagu R Bhavnani

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2003 2:4

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  13. Content type: Research

    Physical activity has long been associated with reduced risk of coronary heart disease (CHD). In this work we evaluated the effect of physical activity on lipid levels, in a sample of cardiovascular disease fr...

    Authors: John Skoumas, Christos Pitsavos, Demosthenes B Panagiotakos, Christina Chrysohoou, Akis Zeimbekis, Ioanna Papaioannou, Marina Toutouza, Pavlos Toutouzas and Christodoulos Stefanadis

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2003 2:3

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  14. Content type: Research

    To determine the cholesterol content and fatty acid composition of red cell membrane phospholipids (PL) of children with sickle cell disease (SCD) and to correlate these levels with whole body phase angle that...

    Authors: Dorothy J VanderJagt, Miguel R Trujillo, Fidelia Bode-Thomas, Yung-Sheng Huang, Lu-Te Chuang and Robert H Glew

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2003 2:2

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  15. Content type: Research

    5,11,14 20:3 is similar to 20:4n-6 but lacks the internal Δ8 double bond essential for prostaglandin and eicosanoid synthesis. When previously fed to laboratory animals as a gymnosperm seed oil component it ha...

    Authors: Alvin Berger, Irina Monnard, Markus Baur, Corinne Charbonnet, Irina Safonova and André Jomard

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2002 1:5

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  16. Content type: Short paper

    Anandamide (N-arachidonoylethanolamine, AEA) is an endogenous lipid that binds to cannabinoid receptors in the central nervous system and in peripheral cells. Quantitative analysis of AEA is generally based on th...

    Authors: Mauro Maccarrone, Monica Bari and Alessandro Finazzi-Agrò

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2002 1:4

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  17. Content type: Research

    The lack of certain essential polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) induces perturbation in cell proliferation, apoptosis and dedifferentiation that could be linked to an increased protumorigenic trend. Contrari...

    Authors: AB Actis, S Joekes, D Cremonezzi, G Morales and AR Eynard

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2002 1:3

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  18. Content type: Research

    The functions, actions, and regulation of tissue metabolism affected by the consumption of long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LC-PUFA) from fish oil and other sources remain poorly understood; particularl...

    Authors: Alvin Berger, David M Mutch, J Bruce German and Matthew A Roberts

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2002 1:2

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  19. Content type: Short paper

    Anandamide (N-arachidonoylethanolamine, AEA) belongs to an emerging class of endogenous lipids, called "endocannabinoids". A specific AEA membrane transporter (AMT) allows the import of this lipid and its degrada...

    Authors: Natalia Battista, Monica Bari, Alessandro Finazzi-Agrò and Mauro Maccarrone

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2002 1:1

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