cholesterol import

Known as: cholesterol uptake 
The directed movement of cholesterol into a cell or organelle. [GOC:BHF, GOC:rl]

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2010
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2010
Human induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells hold great promise for advancements in developmental biology, cell-based therapy, and… (More)
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2009
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2009
Cellular cholesterol levels reflect a balance between uptake, efflux, and endogenous synthesis. Here we show that the sterol… (More)
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2008
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2008
A hallmark of tuberculosis is the ability of the causative agent, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, to persist for decades despite a… (More)
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2004
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2004
Proprotein convertase subtilisin kexin 9 (Pcsk9) is a subtilisin serine protease with a putative role in cholesterol metabolism… (More)
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2001
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2001
The numerous functions of the liver are controlled primarily at the transcriptional level by the concerted actions of a limited… (More)
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2000
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2000
Excessive uptake of atherogenic lipoproteins such as modified low-density lipoprotein complexes by vascular macrophages leads to… (More)
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1997
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1997
Plasma high density lipoprotein (HDL), which protects against atherosclerosis, is thought to remove cholesterol from peripheral… (More)
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1997
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1997
Previous studies from this laboratory have demonstrated that exposure of tissue culture cells to cyclodextrins results in rapid… (More)
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1997
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1997
The risk of atherosclerosis, a leading cause of cardiovascular disease and death, is inversely related to plasma levels of high… (More)
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1996
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1996
High density lipoprotein (HDL) and low density lipoprotein (LDL) are cholesterol transport particles whose plasma concentrations… (More)
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