Dilinoleoylphosphatidylcholine decreases hepatic stellate cell activation.

  title={Dilinoleoylphosphatidylcholine decreases hepatic stellate cell activation.},
  author={J Poniachik and Enrique Baraona and Jun Zhao and Charles S. Lieber},
  journal={The Journal of laboratory and clinical medicine},
  volume={133 4},
The prevention of cirrhosis in alcohol-fed baboons by the administration of a soybean extract-43% to 50% of which was dilinoleoyl-phosphatidylcholine (DLPC) and 24% of which was 1,palmitoyl 2,linoleoyl-phosphatidylcholine (PLPC)-was associated with a significant reduction in the number of stellate cells transformed to myofibroblast-like cells. To study… CONTINUE READING