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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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Review
2018
Review
2018
  • B. Olas
  • Journal of ethnopharmacology
  • 2018
  • Corpus ID: 206033643
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL CONTEXT Plant oils are known to have biological activity. This review paper summarizes the current knowledge… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Numerous studies have shown that a variety of manufactured and natural organic compounds such as pharmaceuticals, steroids… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND AND AIM Sitosterolemia, a rare genetic disorder characterized by profoundly elevated plasma sitosterol concentrations… Expand
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
During 2001, 76 water samples were collected upstream and downstream of select towns and cities in Iowa during high-, normal- and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Niemann-Pick C1 Like 1 (NPC1L1) is a protein localized in jejunal enterocytes that is critical for intestinal cholesterol… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Background—Ezetimibe has been shown to inhibit cholesterol absorption in animal models, but studies on cholesterol absorption in… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The molecular mechanisms regulating the amount of dietary cholesterol retained in the body, as well as the body's ability to… Expand
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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… Expand
Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
To investigate the regulation of serum levels of cholesterol precursor sterols and plant sterols, these noncholesterol sterols… Expand