Lipoprotein metabolism in Japanese centenarians: effects of apolipoprotein E polymorphism and nutritional status.

@article{Arai2001LipoproteinMI,
  title={Lipoprotein metabolism in Japanese centenarians: effects of apolipoprotein E polymorphism and nutritional status.},
  author={Yasuhiro Arai and Nobuyoshi Hirose and Susumu Nakazawa and Ken ichiro Yamamura and Kenichiro Shimizu and Michiyo Takayama and Yoshinori Ebihara and Y. Osono and Sakae Homma},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={2001},
  volume={49 11},
  pages={1434-41}
}
OBJECTIVES To assess the complex interaction of apolipoprotein (apo) E polymorphisms and environmental factors on lipoprotein profile in centenarians. DESIGN Cross-sectional analysis. SETTING Tokyo metropolitan area. PARTICIPANTS Seventy-five centenarians and 73 healthy older volunteers (mean age 63.1 +/- 10.0) living in the Tokyo metropolitan area. MEASUREMENTS Plasma lipids and lipoproteins, cholesteryl ester transfer protein mass, apo E phenotype, body mass index, nutritional indices… CONTINUE READING
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