High-density lipoprotein subpopulations in pathologic conditions.

  title={High-density lipoprotein subpopulations in pathologic conditions.},
  author={Bela F. Asztalos and Ernst J. Schaefer},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  volume={91 7A},
The role of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol in coronary artery disease (CAD) and the impact of therapeutic agents on LDL cholesterol are well established. Less is known about the role of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol and even less about the role of the different HDL subspecies in CAD. HDL particles vary in size and density, mainly because of differences in the number of apolipoprotein (apo) particles and the amount of cholesterol ester in the core of HDL. Apo A-I is… CONTINUE READING
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