Serum cholesterol levels and the risk of multiple system atrophy: a case-control study.

@article{Lee2009SerumCL,
  title={Serum cholesterol levels and the risk of multiple system atrophy: a case-control study.},
  author={Phil Hyu Lee and Tae Sung Lim and Hae-Won Shin and Seok Woo Yong and Hyo Suk Nam and Young Ho Sohn},
  journal={Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society},
  year={2009},
  volume={24 5},
  pages={752-8}
}
Cholesterol in brain membranes may modulate the conformational state and accumulation of alpha-synuclein in alpha-synucleinopathies.We examined the association between serum cholesterol and the risk of multiple system atrophy (MSA), one of the alpha-synucleinopathies. We enrolled 142 patients with probable MSA from two tertiary referral hospitals and 155 age- and gender-matched healthy people with no neurological disease. The levels of total cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL… CONTINUE READING

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