Sitosterols

Known as: Sitosterols [Chemical/Ingredient], sitosterol 
A family of sterols commonly found in plants and plant oils. Alpha-, beta-, and gamma-isomers have been characterized.
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Asclepias curassavica Linn. is a traditional medicinal plant used by tribal people in the western ghats, India, to… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
The epidemiology of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and male lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) has evolved considerably… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND AND AIM Sitosterolemia, a rare genetic disorder characterized by profoundly elevated plasma sitosterol concentrations… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Uncontrolled production of reactive oxygen species contributes to the pathogenesis of diseases such as cancer and cardiovascular… (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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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Cholesterol and other sterols exit the body primarily by secretion into bile. In patients with sitosterolemia, mutations in… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Ezetimibe has been shown to inhibit cholesterol absorption in animal models, but studies on cholesterol absorption in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
The phytosterols, beta-sitosterol (BSS), and its glucoside (BSSG) enhance the in vitro proliferative response of T-cells… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
To investigate the regulation of serum levels of cholesterol precursor sterols and plant sterols, these noncholesterol sterols… (More)
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Highly Cited
1970
Highly Cited
1970
The metabolism of beta-sitosterol was compared to that of cholesterol in 12 patients. Sterol balance methods were supplemented by… (More)
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