reverse cholesterol transport

The directed movement of peripheral cell cholesterol, cholest-5-en-3-beta-ol, towards the liver for catabolism. [GOC:ecd, PMID:7751809]
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Reverse cholesterol transport (RCT) refers to the mobilization of cholesterol on HDL particles (HDL-C) from extravascular tissues… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Reverse cholesterol transport (RCT) is a term used to describe the efflux of excess cellular cholesterol from peripheral tissues… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Macrophage ATP-binding cassette transporter A1 (ABCA1), scavenger receptor class B type I (SR-BI), and ABCG1 have been shown to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
To avoid toxic overload of cholesterol in peripheral cells, the reverse cholesterol transport pathway directs excess cholesterol… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Reverse cholesterol transport (RCT) is a pathway by which accumulated cholesterol is transported from the vessel wall to the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Abundant data indicate that overexpression of apolipoprotein A-I (apoA-I) in mice inhibits atherosclerosis. One… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
The peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors (PPARs) are dietary lipid sensors that regulate fatty acid and carbohydrate… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
The identification of mutations in ABCA1 in patients with Tangier disease and familial HDL deficiency demonstrated that… (More)
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Review
1998
Review
1998
Cholesteryl ester transfer protein (CETP) and phospholipid transfer protein (PLTP) are members of the lipid transfer… (More)
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Review
1989
Review
1989
O n the basis of its kinetic behavior, the total cholesterol of body tissues can be divided into three major pools, which differ… (More)
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