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  1. Fish oil is known to improve lifestyle-related diseases. These effects occur partly via activation of PPARs by the n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids included abundantly in fish oil. We investigated fish oil func...

    Authors: Masaki Wakutsu, Nobuyo Tsunoda, Sachiko Shiba, Etsuko Muraki and Keizo Kasono

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:101

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  2. The body mass index (BMI) is the most commonly used marker for evaluating obesity related risks, however, central obesity measures have been proposed to be more informative. Lipid accumulation product (LAP) is...

    Authors: Mohammadreza Bozorgmanesh, Farzad Hadaegh and Fereidoun Azizi

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:100

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  3. The Berlin Fat Mouse Inbred (BFMI) line is a new mouse model for obesity, which was long-term selected for high fatness. Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors (PPARs) are involved in the control of energ...

    Authors: Asja Wagener, Helge F Goessling, Armin O Schmitt, Susanne Mauel, Achim D Gruber, Richard Reinhardt and Gudrun A Brockmann

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:99

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  4. Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA, 22:6ω3) is a fundamental component of cell membranes, especially in the brain and retina. In the experimental animal, DHA deficiency leads to suboptimal neurological performance and ...

    Authors: Manuela Martinez, Natalia Ichaso, Fernando Setien, Nuria Durany, Xiao Qiu and William Roesler

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:98

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  5. Low level of high density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) has high prevalence in the Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study (TLGS) cohort. About 50% of the inter-individual variation in serum HDL-C levels is genetical...

    Authors: Mohammad Ali Kashani Farid, Fereidoun Azizi, Mehdi Hedayati, Maryam S Daneshpour, Ahmad Reza Shamshiri and Fereydoun Siassi

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:96

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  6. Pathological left ventricular (LV) hypertrophy frequently progresses to dilated heart failure with suppressed mitochondrial oxidative capacity. Dietary marine ω-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (ω-3 PUFA) up-regu...

    Authors: Karen M O'Shea, David J Chess, Ramzi J Khairallah, Peter A Hecker, Biao Lei, Kenneth Walsh, Christine Des Rosiers and William C Stanley

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:95

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  7. Dietary modification via caloric restriction is associated with multiple effects related to improved metabolic and cardiovascular health. However, a mandated reduction in kilocalories is not well-tolerated by ...

    Authors: Richard J Bloomer, Mohammad M Kabir, Robert E Canale, John F Trepanowski, Kate E Marshall, Tyler M Farney and Kelley G Hammond

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:94

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  8. The role of inflammation in the pathogenesis and progression of atherosclerosis has been increasingly discussed. Although the seroepidemiological studies have suggested a relationship between Helicobacter pylori ...

    Authors: Halide S Akbas, Sebahat Basyigit, Inci Suleymanlar, Didem Kemaloglu, Serkan Koc, Fatih Davran, Ibrahim Demir and Gultekin Suleymanlar

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:92

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  9. The search for sickle cell disease (SCD) prognosis biomarkers is a challenge. These markers identification can help to establish further therapy, later severe clinical complications and with patients follow-up...

    Authors: Magda O Seixas, Larissa C Rocha, Mauricio B Carvalho, Joelma F Menezes, Isa M Lyra, Valma ML Nascimento, Ricardo D Couto, Ájax M Atta, Mitermayer G Reis and Marilda S Goncalves

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:91

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  10. β2-adrenoceptor (β2AR) gene polymorphism glutamine 27 glutamic acid (Gln27Glu) and Arg16Gly were reported to have an association with obesity and obesity related disorders in some population. We evaluated Gln2...

    Authors: Maha H Daghestani, Arjumand Warsy, Mazin H Daghestani, Ali N Al-odaib, Abdelmoneim Eldali, Nadia A Al-Eisa and Sabah Al-zhrani

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:90

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  11. Oxidative stress produced by reactive oxygen species (ROS) has been linked to the development of several diseases such as cardiovascular, cancer, and neurodegenerative diseases. This study investigates the pos...

    Authors: Amel Nakbi, Wafa Tayeb, Samia Dabbou, Manel Issaoui, Abir K Grissa, Nabil Attia and Mohamed Hammami

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:89

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  12. The objective of present study was to provide the pharmacological basis for the medicinal use of Morinda citrifolia Linn in dyslipidemia using the aqueous-ethanolic extracts of its fruits (Mc.Cr.F), leaves (Mc.Cr...

    Authors: Saf-ur Rehman Mandukhail, Nauman Aziz and Anwarul-Hassan Gilani

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:88

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  13. Although advanced age is considered a risk factor for several diseases, the impact of gender on age-associated cardiovascular diseases, such as atherosclerotic processes and valvular diseases, remains not comp...

    Authors: Thiago M. C. Pereira, Breno V. Nogueira, Leandro C. F. Lima, Marcella L. Porto, Jose A. Arruda, Elisardo C. Vasquez and Silvana S. Meyrelles

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:87

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  14. Both apolipoprotein (Apo) C-III gene polymorphism and alcohol consumption have been associated with increased serum triglyceride (TG) levels, but their interactions on serum TG levels are not well known. The p...

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

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:86

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  15. Dyslipidemia is a risk factor for incident type 2 diabetes; however, no study has specifically assessed the lipid ratios (i.e. total cholesterol (TC)/high density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) and triglyceri...

    Authors: Farzad Hadaegh, Masumeh Hatami, Maryam Tohidi, Parvin Sarbakhsh, Navid Saadat and Feridoun Azizi

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:85

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  16. Sphingoid bases are formed from the precursors L-serine and palmitoyl-CoA-a reaction which is catalyzed by the serine-palmitoyltransferase (SPT). SPT metabolizes, besides palmitoyl-CoA also other acyl-CoAs but...

    Authors: Mariana Bertea, Markus F. Rütti, Alaa Othman, Jaqueline Marti-Jaun, Martin Hersberger, Arnold von Eckardstein and Thorsten Hornemann

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:84

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  17. Since microvascular and macrovascular complications are reduced through strict glycemic control, this study carried out to identify the factors that affect glycemic control.

    Authors: Zeinab Ghazanfari, Shamsaddin Niknami, Fazlollah Ghofranipour, Bagher Larijani, Hamid Agha-Alinejad and Ali Montazeri

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:83

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  18. A sedentary lifestyle increases the risk of developing cardiovascular disease, obesity, and diabetes. This phenomenon is supported by recent studies suggesting a chronic, low-grade inflammation status. Endotox...

    Authors: Fabio S Lira, Jose C Rosa, Gustavo D Pimentel, Hélio A Souza, Erico C Caperuto, Luiz C Carnevali Jr, Marília Seelaender, Ana R Damaso, Lila M Oyama, Marco T de Mello and Ronaldo V Santos

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:82

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  19. The metabolic syndrome, known also as the insulin resistance syndrome, refers to the clustering of several risk factors for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. Dyslipidaemia is a hallmark of the syndrome a...

    Authors: Chia Hui Apphia Eu, Wai Yen Alfred Lim, So Ha Ton and Khalid bin Abdul Kadir

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:81

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  20. Treatment guidelines recommend LDL-C as the primary target of therapy in patients with hypercholesterolemia. Moreover, combination therapies with lipid-lowering drugs that have different mechanisms of action a...

    Authors: Carlo M Rotella, Augusto Zaninelli, Cristina Le Grazie, Mary E Hanson and Gian Franco Gensini

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:80

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  21. We have recently noted that ingestion of dietary lipid (in the form of heavy whipping cream) leads to greater oxidative stress than dietary carbohydrate (in the form of dextrose), when consumed in isocaloric a...

    Authors: Richard J Bloomer, Mohammad M Kabir, Kate E Marshall, Robert E Canale and Tyler M Farney

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:79

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  22. Dietary 1(3)-behenoyl-2,3(1)-dioleoyl-rac-glycerol (BOO) has been reported to inhibit pancreatic lipase activity in vitro and suppress postprandial hypertriacylglycerolemia in humans. In the present study, the an...

    Authors: Makiko Kojima, Nobuhiko Tachibana, Takashi Yamahira, Satoshi Seino, Ayako Izumisawa, Nobuo Sagi, Toshiharu Arishima, Mitsutaka Kohno, Kiyoharu Takamatsu, Motohiko Hirotsuka and Ikuo Ikeda

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:77

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  23. The weakening of the cardiovascular system associated with aging could be countered by increasing levels of physical activity and functional fitness. However, inconsistent findings have been found, and the var...

    Authors: Raul A Martins, Manuel T Veríssimo, Manuel J Coelho e Silva, Sean P Cumming and Ana M Teixeira

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:76

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  24. The risk of cardiovascular disease is inversely correlated to level of plasma HDL-c. Moreover, reverse cholesterol transport (RCT) from peripheral tissues to the liver is the most widely accepted mechanism lin...

    Authors: Karima Bencharif, Laurence Hoareau, Ravi K Murumalla, Evelyne Tarnus, Frank Tallet, Roger G Clerc, Christophe Gardes, Maya Cesari and Régis Roche

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:75

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  25. Frog skin has been sequentially and scientifically evaluated by our group for its wound healing efficiency. Owing to the complex structure of skin, attempts were being made to analyse the role of individual co...

    Authors: Venkat Raghavan K, Mary Babu, Rama Rajaram and Korrapati Purna Sai

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:74

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  26. Lipid-enriched diets and oxidative stress are risk factors for the development of atherosclerosis. The effects of the methanolic (ME) and cyclohexane (CHE) extracts of the Pistacia vera nut, often included in the...

    Authors: Katerina A Marinou, Katerina Georgopoulou, George Agrogiannis, Theodore Karatzas, Dimitrios Iliopoulos, Apostolos Papalois, Achilles Chatziioannou, Prokopios Magiatis, Maria Halabalaki, Nektaria Tsantila, Leandros A Skaltsounis, Efstratios Patsouris and Ismene A Dontas

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:73

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  27. In the present investigation we compared blood epinephrine (EPI), norepinephrine (NE), free fatty acids (FFA) and glycerol concentrations in response to a capsaicinoid supplement or placebo in healthy adults b...

    Authors: Richard J Bloomer, Robert E Canale, Sid Shastri and Sujata Suvarnapathki

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:72

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  28. Intensive statin therapy decreases mortality and incidence of coronary events in patients after acute coronary syndrome (ACS). Recently it has been reported that spontaneous lipid levels remain clinically stab...

    Authors: Dagmar Vondrakova, Petr Ostadal and Andreas Kruger

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:71

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  29. Nutritional control of gene regulation guides the transformation of smooth muscle cells (SMC) into foam cells in atherosclerosis. Oxidative stress has been reported in areas of lipid accumulation, activating p...

    Authors: Sonia Perales, Ma José Alejandre, Rogelio Palomino Morales, Carolina Torres and Ana Linares

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:70

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  30. To evaluate the relationship between the low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C)/high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) ratio and HDL subclass distribution and to further examine and discuss the pote...

    Authors: Li Tian, Yinghui Liu, Yang Qin, Shiyin Long, Yanhua Xu and Mingde Fu

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:69

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  31. It was investigated whether dietary polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) could influence colonic injury, tissue DNA damage, cytokines and myeloperoxidase activity (MPO) and plasma corticosterone in DSS-induced c...

    Authors: Karina V Barros, Roberta AN Xavier, Gilclay G Abreu, Carlos AR Martinez, Marcelo L Ribeiro, Alessandra Gambero, Patrícia O Carvalho, Claudia MO Nascimento and Vera LF Silveira

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:68

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  32. Poor control of blood pressure leads to hypertension which is a major risk factor for development of cardiovascular disease. The present study aimed to explore possible mechanisms of elevation in blood pressur...

    Authors: Xin-Fang Leong, Mohd Rais Mustafa, Srijit Das and Kamsiah Jaarin

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:66

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  33. Experimental evidences demonstrate that vegetable derived extracts inhibit cholesterol absorption in the gastrointestinal tract. To further explore the mechanisms behind, we modeled duodenal contents with seve...

    Authors: Mariona Jové, José CE Serrano, Maria Josep Bellmunt, Anna Cassanyé, Neus Anglès, Jordi Reguant, José R Morelló, Reinald Pamplona and Manuel Portero-Otín

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:65

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  34. Recent studies have shown that dietary red palm oil (RPO) supplementation improves functional recovery following ischaemia/reperfusion in isolated hearts. The main aim of this study was to investigate the effe...

    Authors: Dirk J Bester, Krisztina Kupai, Tamas Csont, Gergu Szucs, Csaba Csonka, Adriaan J Esterhuyse, Peter Ferdinandy and Jacques Van Rooyen

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:64

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  35. Disrupted cholesterol regulation leading to increased circulating and membrane cholesterol levels is implicated in many age-related chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease (CVD), Alzheimer's disease (A...

    Authors: Rishikesh Mankidy, Pearson WK Ahiahonu, Hong Ma, Dushmanthi Jayasinghe, Shawn A Ritchie, Mohamed A Khan, Khine K Su-Myat, Paul L Wood and Dayan B Goodenowe

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:62

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  36. Cholesterol deposition in arterial wall drives atherosclerosis. The key goal of this study was to examine the relationship between plaque cholesterol content and patient characteristics that typically associat...

    Authors: Zhu Chen, Marina Ichetovkin, Marc Kurtz, Emanuel Zycband, Douglas Kawka, John Woods, Xuanmin He, Andrew S Plump and Eric Hailman

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:61

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  37. The expression of some genes controlling energy homeostasis could be regulated by epigenetic mechanisms that may play a role in body weight regulation. Thus, it is known that various nutritional factors affect...

    Authors: Almudena Lomba, Fermín I Milagro, Diego F García-Díaz, Amelia Marti, Javier Campión and J Alfredo Martínez

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:60

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  38. phospholipid transfer protein (PLTP) plays important roles in lipoprotein metabolism and atherosclerosis and is expressed by macrophages and macrophage foam cells (MFCs). The aim of the present study was to de...

    Authors: Marius R Robciuc, Jari Metso, Anca Sima, Christian Ehnholm and Matti Jauhiainen

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:59

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  39. To describe the lipid profile of women prior to, during and after pregnancy and to assess the effect of consecutive pregnancies on the plasma lipid profile.

    Authors: David Mankuta, Matan Elami-Suzin, Asher Elhayani and Shlomo Vinker

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:58

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  40. Cytoplasmic lipid-droplets are common inclusions of eukaryotic cells. Lipid-droplet binding thalidomide analogs (2,6-dialkylphenyl-4/5-amino-substituted-5,6,7-trifluorophthalimides) with potent anticancer acti...

    Authors: László G Puskás, Liliána Z Fehér, Csaba Vizler, Ferhan Ayaydin, Erzsébet Rásó, Eszter Molnár, István Magyary, Iván Kanizsai, Márió Gyuris, Ramóna Madácsi, Gabriella Fábián, Klaudia Farkas, Péter Hegyi, Ferenc Baska, Béla Ózsvári and Klára Kitajka

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:56

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  41. Forearm blood flow responses during mental stress are greater in individuals homozygous for the Glu27 allele. A high-fat meal is associated with impaired endothelium-dependent dilatation. We investigated the i...

    Authors: Marcia MG Gowdak, Mateus C Laterza, Maria Urbana PB Rondon, Ivani C Trombetta, Alexandre C Pereira, José Eduardo Krieger and Carlos Eduardo Negrão

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:55

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  42. This study compared LDL, HDL, and VLDL subclasses in overweight or obese adults consuming either a reduced carbohydrate (RC) or reduced fat (RF) weight maintenance diet for 9 months following significant weigh...

    Authors: James D LeCheminant, Bryan K Smith, Eric C Westman, Mary C Vernon and Joseph E Donnelly

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:54

    Content type: Short paper

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  43. Our aim was to evaluate the effects of soybean oil treatment for 15 days on arterial and ventricular pressure, myocardial mechanics and proteins involved in calcium handling.

    Authors: Rogério Faustino Ribeiro Junior, Aurélia Araújo Fernandes, Eduardo Frizzera Meira, Priscila Rossi Batista, Fabiana Dayse Magalhães Siman, Dalton Valentim Vassallo, Alessandra Simão Padilha and Ivanita Stefanon

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:53

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  44. The Friedewald formula (FF) is useful for calculating serum low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) values, but has a remarkable deviation and limitation especially in hypertriglyceridemia. We modify the f...

    Authors: Yunqin Chen, Xiaojin Zhang, Baishen Pan, Xuejuan Jin, Haili Yao, Bin Chen, Yunzeng Zou, Junbo Ge and Haozhu Chen

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2010 9:52

    Content type: Short paper

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