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  1. The lipoprotein lipase (LPL) hydrolyses circulating triacylglycerol-rich lipoproteins. Thereby, LPL acts as a metabolic gate-keeper for fatty acids partitioning between adipose tissue for storage and skeletal ...

    Authors: Florence Gondret, Sanjay B Jadhao, Marie Damon, Patrick Herpin, Céline Viglietta, Louis-Marie Houdebine and Jean-François Hocquette

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2004 3:27

    Content type: Research

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  2. The response of serum cholesterol to diet may be affected by the apolipoprotein E (APOE) ε2/ε3/ε4 polymorphism, which also is a significant predictor of variation in the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) and C...

    Authors: Elisabeth Strandhagen, Henrik Zetterberg, Nibia Aires, Mona Palmér, Lars Rymo, Kaj Blennow and Dag S Thelle

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2004 3:26

    Content type: Research

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  3. Conjugated fatty acid, the general term of positional and geometric isomers of polyunsaturated fatty acids with conjugated double bonds, has attracted considerable attention because of its potentially benefici...

    Authors: Keisuke Arao, Yu-Ming Wang, Nao Inoue, Junichi Hirata, Jae-Young Cha, Koji Nagao and Teruyoshi Yanagita

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2004 3:24

    Content type: Research

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  4. Apolipoprotein M (apoM) is a 26-kDa protein that is mainly associated with high-density lipoprotein (HDL) in human plasma, with a small proportion present in triglyceride-rich lipoproteins (TGRLP) and low-dens...

    Authors: Guanghua Luo, Xiaoying Zhang, Peter Nilsson-Ehle and Ning Xu

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2004 3:21

    Content type: Review

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  5. One of the primary causes of otitis media (OM), an inflammation of the middle ear, is the bacterium Haemophilus influenzae (HI). OM often occurs to young children, and is mostly treated with antibiotics. Due to c...

    Authors: Jim-Wen R Liu, Steve N Anderson, Jonathan A Meulbroek, Shie-Ming Hwang, Pradip Mukerji and Yung-Sheng Huang

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2004 3:20

    Content type: Research

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  6. Low levels of high density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol and disturbed postprandial lipemia are associated with coronary heart disease. In the present study, we evaluated the variation of triglyceride (TG) pos...

    Authors: Genovefa D Kolovou, Katherine K Anagnostopoulou, Nektarios Pilatis, Nikolaos Kafaltis, Konstandina Sorodila, Eleftherios Psarros and Dennis V Cokkinos

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2004 3:18

    Content type: Research

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  7. Restriction of fat intake has been effective in improving insulin sensitivity in obese and type 2 diabetic subjects, but what effects the recommended diet (less than 30% of total calories from fat) have not be...

    Authors: Chung-Jung Wu and Zer-Ran Yu

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2004 3:17

    Content type: Research

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  8. Malnutrition, anemia and increased atherosclerosis are the main causes of mortality in hemodialysis patients. Therapies designed to improve the disorders might therefore be expected to improve outcome. The eff...

    Authors: Amir Ghorbanihaghjo, Hassan Argani, Mohammad Rohbaninoubar and Nadereh Rashtchizadeh

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2004 3:16

    Content type: Research

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  9. Oxidative stress has been demonstrated in malaria. The potential oxidative modification of lipoproteins derived from malaria patients was studied. These oxidized lipids may have role in pathogenesis of malaria.

    Authors: Nathawut Sibmooh, Paveena Yamanont, Srivicha Krudsood, Wattana Leowattana, Gary Brittenham, Sornchai Looareesuwan and Rachanee Udomsangpetch

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2004 3:15

    Content type: Research

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  10. The theoretical benefits of using antioxidant vitamin supplements to quench oxygen free radicals appear large. High intensity aerobic-type exercise produces oxygen free radicals that can cause damage to lipid ...

    Authors: Peter E Viitala, Ian J Newhouse, Norm LaVoie and Christine Gottardo

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2004 3:14

    Content type: Research

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  11. The aim of the current study was to examine the influence of socioeconomic status (SES) on physiological (lipid profile, obesity indices) and behavioral (dietary habits, physical activity) cardiovascular disea...

    Authors: Yannis Manios, Maria Dimitriou, George Moschonis, Bike Kocaoglu, Haydar Sur, Yasar Keskin and Osman Hayran

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2004 3:11

    Content type: Research

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  12. The important role of APOAV gene T-1131>C variant in determination of plasma triglyceride levels has been proved on many population studies. Recently, associations between C-1131 allele and higher mother's height...

    Authors: Jaroslav A Hubacek, Zdena Skodova, Vera Adamkova, Vera Lanska, Dagmar Bobkova and Rudolf Poledne

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2004 3:10

    Content type: Commentary

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  13. The NCEP III -ATP guidelines provide clear clinical directives for lipid management especially statins therapy in appropriate patient groups. Compliance of primary care physicians with these guidelines especia...

    Authors: Zakari Y Aliyu, Sohair B Yousif, Kate Plantholt, Hamisu M Salihu, Ayodele Erinle and Steve Plantholt

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2004 3:9

    Content type: Research

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  14. 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

    Content type: Research

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  15. 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

    Content type: Short paper

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  16. 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

    Content type: Research

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  17. 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

    Content type: Research

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  18. 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

    Content type: Research

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  19. 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

    Content type: Research

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  20. 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

    Content type: Research

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  21. 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

    Content type: Research

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  22. 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

    Content type: Research

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  23. 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

    Content type: Research

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  24. 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

    Content type: Hypothesis

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  25. 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

    Content type: Research

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  26. 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

    Content type: Research

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  27. 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

    Content type: Research

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  28. 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

    Content type: Research

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  29. 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

    Content type: Short paper

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  30. 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

    Content type: Research

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  31. 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

    Content type: Research

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  32. 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

    Content type: Short paper

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