cholesterol catabolic process

Known as: cholesterol breakdown, cholesterol catabolism, cholesterol degradation 
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of cholesterol, cholest-5-en-3 beta-ol, the principal sterol of vertebrates and the… (More)
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
To understand the adaptation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis to the intracellular environment, we used comprehensive metabolite… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Rhodococcus sp. strain RHA1, a soil bacterium related to Mycobacterium tuberculosis, degrades an exceptionally broad range of… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
In the fasted state, induction of hepatic glucose output and fatty acid oxidation is essential to sustain energetic balance… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
While bile acids (BAs) have long been known to be essential in dietary lipid absorption and cholesterol catabolism, in recent… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
The synthesis and excretion of bile acids comprise the major pathway of cholesterol catabolism in mammals. Synthesis provides a… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Recent studies have identified the liver X receptors (LXR alpha and LXR beta) as important regulators of cholesterol metabolism… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The nuclear oxysterol-receptor paralogues LXRalpha and LXRbeta share a high degree of amino acid identity and bind endogenous… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The catabolism of cholesterol into bile acids is regulated by oxysterols and bile acids, which induce or repress transcription of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The major metabolic pathway for elimination of cholesterol is via conversion to bile acids. In addition to this metabolic… (More)
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Review
1999
Review
1999
Oxysterols are present in human atherosclerotic plaque and are suggested to play an active role in plaque development. Moreover… (More)
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