Implications of reverse cholesterol transport: recent studies.

@article{Levinson2015ImplicationsOR,
  title={Implications of reverse cholesterol transport: recent studies.},
  author={Stanley S. Levinson and Stephen G Wagner},
  journal={Clinica chimica acta; international journal of clinical chemistry},
  year={2015},
  volume={439},
  pages={154-61}
}
INTRODUCTION There is a strong epidemiological relationship between high density lipoproteins and atherosclerotic coronary vascular disease (ASCVD). The process of reverse cholesterol transport (RCT) has been hypothesized to help explain this relationship. The corollary that raising HDL should reduce ASCVD is also drawn from this relationship. In recent years, the metabolism of HDL has become better understood. A hypothetical process for explaining RCT has been superimposed on the currently… CONTINUE READING

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