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Comparison of antiatherogenic properties of lipids obtained from wild and cultured sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) and gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata)
The aggregatory properties of lipid fractions, obtained from wild and cultured specimens of sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) and gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata) were studied. The total lipids wereExpand
Platelet activating factor — a molecular link between atherosclerosis theories
The most common causes of death in westernized societies remain heart disease and stroke. For this reason the prevention of atherosclerosis is a major objective of modern medicine.Expand
Olive oil protects against atherosclerosis because of biologically active microconstituents. In this study, total polar lipids from olive oil, pomace, pomace oil and waste byproducts were extracted,Expand
Exploiting the anti-inflammatory properties of olive (Olea europaea) in the sustainable production of functional food and neutraceuticals
Olive oil is an important lipid source of the Mediterranean diet which has been associated with lower incidence of cardiovascular diseases whereas olive pomace (OP), a natural by-product of olive oilExpand
Antithrombotic and Antiatherosclerotic Properties of Olive Oil and Olive Pomace Polar Extracts in Rabbits
Olive oil polar lipid (OOPL) extract has been reported to inhibit atherosclerosis development on rabbits. Olive pomace polar lipid (PPL) extract inhibits PAF activity in vitro and the most potentExpand
In vivo anti-atherogenic properties of cultured gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata) polar lipid extracts in hypercholesterolaemic rabbits.
Abstract The aim of this study was to investigate whether the fish lipid extracts have in vivo anti-atherogenic properties in hypercholesterolaemic rabbits. Fish oil extracts were obtained fromExpand
ATP-binding cassette transporter A1 gene polymorphisms and serum lipid levels in young Greek nurses
ObjectiveThe ATP-binding cassette transporter A1 (ABCA1) is essential protein involved in lipid metabolism. The present study was undertaken to detect the possible association of polymorphisms in theExpand
Re(I) tricarbonyl complex of 1,10-phenanthroline-5,6-dione: DNA binding, cytotoxicity, anti-inflammatory and anti-coagulant effects towards platelet activating factor.
The complex fac-[Re(CO)3(phendione)Cl] (1) (where phendione=1,10-phenanthroline-5,6-dione) has been synthesized and fully characterized by UV-visible, FTIR, and NMR techniques. The DNA bindingExpand
Fish polar lipids retard atherosclerosis in rabbits by down-regulating PAF biosynthesis and up-regulating PAF catabolism
BackgroundPlatelet activating factor (PAF) has been proposed as a key factor and initial trigger in atherosclerosis. Recently, a modulation of PAF metabolism by bioactive food constituents has beenExpand
A simple and precise method for the routine determination of platelet-activating factor in blood and urine
A simple and precise method is described for the measurement of platelet-activating factor (PAF) in blood and urine. The method involves the isolation of PAF from blood samples by two successiveExpand