Phytosterols

Known as: Plant Sterol, Steroids, Plant, Phytoteroid 
A plant-based compound that can compete with dietary cholesterol to be absorbed by the intestines, resulting in lower blood cholesterol levels… (More)
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2016
Review
2016
Peanut is an important crop grown worldwide. Commercially it is used mainly for oil production but apart from oil, the by… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Phytosterols (plant sterols and stanols) are well known for their LDL-cholesterol (LDL-C)-lowering effect. A meta-analysis of… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Niemann-Pick C1 Like 1 (NPC1L1) is a protein localized in jejunal enterocytes that is critical for intestinal cholesterol… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Roots of Panax ginseng, one of the most famous medicinal plants, contain various phytosterols and bioactive triterpene saponins… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
The Arabidopsis BAK1 (BRI1 Associated receptor Kinase 1) was identified by a yeast two-hybrid screen as a specific interactor for… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Using coimmunoprecipitation and tandem mass spectrometry, we identify INSIG-1 as an ER protein that binds the sterol-sensing… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
In healthy individuals, acute changes in cholesterol intake produce modest changes in plasma cholesterol levels. A striking… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
It has been suggested that phytosterol and phytostanol esters possess similar cholesterol-lowering properties, however, whether… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
The NH2-terminal domain of sterol-regulatory element binding protein-1a (SREBP-1a) activates transcription of genes encoding… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
METHODS for measuring plant cytoplasmic calcium using micro-electrodes or microinjected fluorescent dyes are associated with… (More)
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