[Lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A(2) and stroke].

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INTRODUCTION Lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 (Lp-PLA2) is an enzyme member of A2 phosholipases superfamily. The 80% circulates bound to LDL-cholesterol and levels of both parameters are positively correlated. The main function of this enzyme is to hydrolyze oxidized phospholipids contained in LDL-cholesterol forming pro-inflammatory products in… (More)

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