Monocytes of patients with familial hypercholesterolemia show alterations in cholesterol metabolism

Abstract Background Elevated plasma cholesterol promotes the formation of atherosclerotic lesions in which monocyte-derived lipid-laden macrophages are frequently found. To analyze, if circulating monocytes already show increased lipid content and differences in lipoprotein metabolism, we compared m...

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Published in:BMC Medical Genomics, (01.11.2008)
Main Author: Soufi Muhidien (Author)
Other Involved Persons: Lütjohann Dieter ; Krause Siegfried ; Büttner Petra ; Rennert Knut ; Mosig Sandy ; Heller Regine ; Funke Harald
Format: electronic Article
Language:English
ISSN:1755-8794
Physical Description:Online-Ressource
DOI:10.1186/1755-8794-1-60
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