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Postprandial lipoprotein metabolism and atherosclerosis.

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The metabolism of chylomicrons and their remnants is a highly facilitated route to distribute energy from the diet for storage in adipose tissue or immediate use in the muscles. It has been proposed that chylomicron remnants are atherogenic, and a delayed clearance of chylomicron remnants seems to be associated with compositional abnormalities of other cholesterol-rich lipoproteins. Furthermore, the plasma concentration of chylomicron remnants is very low compared with all other major lipopro...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, OCDEM, Biomedical Research Centre
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Journal:
Current opinion in lipidology
Volume:
6
Issue:
3
Pages:
123-129
Publication date:
1995-06-05
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EISSN:
1473-6535
ISSN:
0957-9672
URN:
uuid:609b1e1f-0f54-4fce-8c84-2b9cda14bcaf
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16463
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pubs:16463

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