Evidence that lysolecithin is an important causal agent of atherosclerosis.

@article{Vidaver1985EvidenceTL,
  title={Evidence that lysolecithin is an important causal agent of atherosclerosis.},
  author={George A. Vidaver and Alan Ting and Jordan Wing Lee},
  journal={Journal of theoretical biology},
  year={1985},
  volume={115 1},
  pages={27-41}
}
We examine the hypothesis of Portman et al. (1970) that lysolecithin is a causal agent of atherosclerosis. Four lines of argument support this hypothesis. (1) Lysolecithin is present, taken up and can act. Large amounts of lysolecithin are formed in plasma concomitant with triglyceride transport and it is readily taken up by arteries and retained for some… CONTINUE READING