Induction of atherosclerosis by human chylomicron remnants: a hypothesis.

Abstract

Epidemiologic studies have provided support for the association between delayed remnant removal and premature atherosclerosis. Triglyceride-rich particles such as chylomicrons and chylomicron remnants that carry dietary derived fats, may play a role in the early stages of developing arteriosclerosis. Currently research focuses on these lipoprotein classes… (More)

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