Scavenger receptors and oxidized low density lipoproteins.

  title={Scavenger receptors and oxidized low density lipoproteins.},
  author={B. S. Dhaliwal and Urs P. Steinbrecher},
  journal={Clinica chimica acta; international journal of clinical chemistry},
  volume={286 1-2},
Oxidized LDL has been shown to exhibit a number of potentially proatherogenic actions and properties, including receptor-mediated uptake and lipid accumulation within macrophages. It has been postulated that rapid, unregulated uptake of oxidatively modified LDL could account for the transformation of monocyte-derived macrophages to foam cells in… CONTINUE READING