Linda A. Schlasner
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Obese persons are at risk for cholesterol gallstones because their bile is saturated with cholesterol. The risk increases during rapid weight loss by means of certain very-low-calorie diets or… Continue Reading
We tested the possibility that simvastatin, a competitive inhibitor of HMG-CoA reductase related to mevinolin, might alter cholesterol saturation of gallbladder bile. Ten patients with Type IIa or… Continue Reading
Mevalonic acid is an important biochemical intermediate in cholesterol synthesis and other processes involved in cell replication. 3-Hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A (HMG-CoA) reductase is the… Continue Reading