Apolipoprotein AI mimetic peptides: possible new agents for the treatment of atherosclerosis.

@article{Sethi2007ApolipoproteinAM,
  title={Apolipoprotein AI mimetic peptides: possible new agents for the treatment of atherosclerosis.},
  author={Amar Akhtar Sethi and Marcelo Amar and Robert D. Shamburek and Alan T Remaley},
  journal={Current opinion in investigational drugs},
  year={2007},
  volume={8 3},
  pages={201-12}
}
There is increasing evidence that therapeutic agents for raising HDL would be a useful addition to the current treatment approach for preventing coronary heart disease (CHD), especially considering the fact that therapies for lowering LDLs are not fully adequate for preventing CHD. The recent unraveling of some of the complexities of HDL metabolism has led to the identification of new key proteins involved in HDL metabolism, thus giving new hope and ideas for drug targets. This review focuses… CONTINUE READING

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