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...
|Published in:||BMC Medical Genomics, (01.11.2008)|
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