Reverse cholesterol transport in the rat: influence of short-term D-myo-inositol-1,2,6 trisphosphate (PP56) infusion.


D-myo-inositol-1,2,6 trisphosphate (PP56) was infused in rats for 3 hr at a rate of 30.28 microM/hr/kg body weight. The cholesterol content in plasma, erythrocytes, the aorta, and the liver was monitored before and at the end of the infusion and at 1 and 21 hr after the infusion. We found that the aortic total and free cholesterol content was reduced after… (More)


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