The effect of smoking on post-heparin lipoprotein and hepatic lipase, cholesteryl ester transfer protein and lecithin:cholesterol acyl transferase activities in human plasma.


INTRODUCTION Smoking is associated with dyslipidaemia, particularly raised plasma triglycerides and reduced high-density lipoprotein (HDL)-cholesterol and a delayed clearance of triglyceride in fat tolerance tests. The aim of this study was to investigate whether these phenomena could be explained by a reduced lipoprotein lipase activity in smokers… (More)


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