Review Pathophysiology of Reverse Cholesterol Transport Insights from Inherited Disorders of Lipoprotein Metabolism


O n the basis of its kinetic behavior, the total cholesterol of body tissues can be divided into three major pools, which differ in their mean rates of exchange with plasma cholesterol. Each pool can be expanded by addition of endogenously synthesized cholesterol, cholesterol from the diet, or both. The only route of excretion of quantitative significance… (More)


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