Cholesterol in the year 2000.

  title={Cholesterol in the year 2000.},
  author={Dennis E. Vance and Han van den Bosch},
  journal={Biochimica et biophysica acta},
  volume={1529 1-3},
Cholesterol research was one of the key areas of scientific investigation in the 20th century. Little was known about the structure of cholesterol until the pioneering research of A. Windaus and H. Wieland in the first part of the century. The structure of cholesterol was completely elucidated in 1932. With the development of isotopic tracers in the 1930s studies on cholesterol biosynthesis were initiated. In 1942 K. Bloch and D. Rittenberg showed that deuterium-labeled acetate was incorporated… CONTINUE READING
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