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Hepatic lipase (HL) is a lipolytic enzyme that catalyzes hydrolysis of triglycerides and phospholipids in all major classes of lipoproteins. Recently, a -514C/T polymorphism in the promoter region of the HL gene was found to be associated with variations in hepatic lipase activity and serum high density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) levels. Postmenopausal(More)
The effect of Y-20811, a selective thromboxane A2 synthetase inhibitor, was investigated on cerebral embolism using a new model of embolic cerebral infarction in rabbits. Most of cerebral infarctions were observed in the hemisphere, ipsilateral to the irradiated carotid artery. Cerebral infarction, ranging from 0.2 to 1.0 mm in size, appeared only on the(More)
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