High-density lipoproteins, inflammation and oxidative stress.

  title={High-density lipoproteins, inflammation and oxidative stress.},
  author={Fatiha Tabet and Kerry-Anne Rye},
  journal={Clinical science},
  volume={116 2},
Plasma levels of HDL (high-density lipoprotein)-cholesterol are strongly and inversely correlated with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. Both clinical and epidemiological studies have reported an inverse and independent association between serum HDL-cholesterol levels and CHD (coronary heart disease) risk. The cardioprotective effects of HDLs have been attributed to several mechanisms, including their involvement in the reverse cholesterol transport pathway. HDLs also have antioxidant… CONTINUE READING


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