The endogenous origin of blood cholesterol.

The liver is generally thought to be the chief source of that part of the blood cholesterol which is synthesized in the body. Much of the evidence for this comes from experiments in vitro and from work in vivo with hepatectomized animals. Bloch, Borek, and Rittenberg (1) found that liver slices synthesized more cholesterol than any other sliced tissue… CONTINUE READING