Cholesterol Homeostasis in Human Brain: Evidence for an Age-Dependent Flux of 24S-Hydroxycholesterol from the Brain into the Circulation

We have investigated whether side chainhydroxylated cholesterol species are important for elimination of cholesterol from the brain. Plasma concentrations of 24-hydroxycholesterol (24-OH-Chol) in the internal jugular vein and the brachial artery in healthy volunteers were consistent with a net flux...

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Published in:Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Vol. 93, No. 18 (1996), p. 9799-9804
Main Author: Lütjohann, Dieter
Other Involved Persons: Breuer, Olof ; Ahlborg, Gunvor ; Nennesmo, Inger ; Sidén, Åke ; Diczfalusy, Ulf ; Björkhem, Ingemar
Format: electronic Article
Language:English
ISSN:0027-8424
Item Description:Copyright: Copyright 1996 National Academy of Sciences
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