oa South African Medical Journal - High-density lipoproteins in the prevention of atherosclerotic heart disease - Part II. Biochemical role in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis
|Article Title||High-density lipoproteins in the prevention of atherosclerotic heart disease - Part II. Biochemical role in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Pathology, Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital, Cape Town|
|Publication Date||Oct 1978|
|Pages||693 - 697|
|Keyword(s)||Atherosclerosis, Athersclerotic heart disease, Biochemistry, HDL cholesterol, High-densitry lipoproteins, Metabolism, Pathogenesis and Pathology|
Evidence is presented that high-density lipoprotein (HDL) promotes the efflux of cholesterol from cells in vitro, and may thus play an important role in the transport of cholesterol from non-hepatic tissues to the liver for excretion.
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