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BACKGROUND Changes in lipoproteins levels in sickle cell disease (SCD) patients are well-known, but the physiological ramifications of the low levels observed have not been entirely resolved. AIM The aim of this study is to evaluate the impact of decreased levels of high density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-c) on hematological indices in steady state SCD(More)
1. The non-saponifiable fractions (NSF) of the liver lipids of the common Nigerian shark Carcharias taurus were identified by mass-spectrometry. 2. The lipids were extracted from the liver microsomes. 3. Hydrocarbons made up 21.29% of the NSF, sterols 26.45% and coenzymes 52.26%. 4. Thin layer chromatography followed by mass-spectral analysis showed that(More)
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