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OBJECTIVE The antioxidant properties of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) have been attributed to paraoxonase (PON) enzyme activity. Human scavenger receptor class B type 1 (SR-BI; CD36 and lysosomal(More)
OBJECTIVES We examined the relationship between the angiotensinogen (AGT) gene M235T polymorphism, the variant promoter of the AGT gene A(-6)G and the angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) gene(More)
The C677T transition of methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) gene causes a moderate increase in total plasma homocysteine (tHcy). We studied the effect of MTHFR TT homozygosity and mild(More)
The resistance of internal mammary artery (IMA) toward atherosclerosis is not well understood. In plasma, homocysteine (Hcy) occurs in reduced, oxidized, homocysteine thiolactone and a component of(More)