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Cholestanols

Known as: Hydroxycholestanes, Cholestanols [Chemical/Ingredient], bile alcohol 
Cholestanes substituted in any position with one or more hydroxy groups. They are found in feces and bile. In contrast to bile acids and salts, they… Expand
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Review
2014
Review
2014
During the last 80 years there have been extraordinary advances in our knowledge of the chemistry and biology of bile acids. We… Expand
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Review
2010
Review
2010
Biliary bile salt composition of 677 vertebrate species (103 fish, 130 reptiles, 271 birds, 173 mammals) was determined. Bile… Expand
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Review
2010
Review
2010
The formation of bile acids/bile alcohols is of major importance for the maintenance of cholesterol homeostasis. Besides their… Expand
Review
2008
Review
2008
Abstract.Bile acids and bile alcohols in the form of their conjugates are amphipathic end products of cholesterol metabolism with… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
In this report, we describe the first known patient with a deficiency of sterol carrier protein X (SCPx), a peroxisomal enzyme… Expand
Review
2005
Review
2005
This review summarizes certain biochemical aspects of bile acid biosynthesis. It is pointed out that our knowledge of the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The pregnane X receptor (PXR) regulates the metabolism and elimination of bile salts, steroids, and xenobiotics. The sequence of… Expand
Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Duodenal bile, urine, plasma, and feces from a child with hepatic 3 beta-hydroxy-delta 5-C27-steroid dehydrogenase deficiency… Expand
Highly Cited
1974
Highly Cited
1974
Bile acid production in cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis (CTX) is subnormal, yet the activity of cholesterol 7alpha-hydroxylase… Expand
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Review
1964
Review
1964
When brain tissue is homogenized in media iso-osmotic to plasma, the club-like presynaptic nerve endings resist disruption and… Expand
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