The biology and chemistry of hyperlipidemia.

  title={The biology and chemistry of hyperlipidemia.},
  author={Kishor S. Jain and Muthu Kumaradoss Kathiravan and Rahul S. Somani and Chamanlal J Shishoo},
  journal={Bioorganic & medicinal chemistry},
  volume={15 14},
Coronary arterial diseases are responsible for more deaths than all other associated causes combined. Elevated serum cholesterol levels leading to atherosclerosis can cause coronary heart disease (CHD). Reduction in serum cholesterol levels reduces the risk for CHD, substantially. Medicinal chemists all around the world have been designing, synthesizing, and evaluating a variety of new bioactive molecules for lowering lipid levels. This review summarizes the disorders associated with elevation… CONTINUE READING
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