Elisavet H. Fotiadou

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Coronary heart disease (CHD) is a leading cause of death in western societies. In the last few decades, a number of epidemiological studies have shown that a disproportion between atheroprotective and atherogenic lipoproteins in plasma is one of the most important contributors towards atherosclerosis and CHD. Thus, based on the classical view, reduced HDL(More)
Apolipoprotein E is a polymorphic glycoprotein in humans with a molecular mass of 34.5 kDa. It is a component of chylomicron remnants, very low density lipoprotein, low density lipoprotein and high density lipoprotein, and is primarily responsible for maintaining plasma lipid homeostasis. In addition to these well-documented functions, recent studies in(More)
This paper provides the reader with an overview of our current knowledge of hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid feedback from a cybernetic standpoint. Over the past decades we have gained a plethora of information from biochemical, clinical, and epidemiological investigation, especially on the role of TSH and other thyrotropic agonists as critical components of(More)
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