Comparison of the intestinal uptake of cholesterol, plant sterols, and stanols in mice

The recent identification of the aberrant transport proteins ABCG5 and ABCG8 resulting in sitosterolemia suggests that intestinal uptake of cholesterol is an unselective process, and that discrimination between cholesterol and plant sterols takes place at the level of sterol efflux from the enterocy...

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Published in:Journal of lipid research, Vol. 44, No. 3 (2003), p. 533-8
Main Author: Igel, Michael
Other Involved Persons: Giesa, Uwe ; Lutjohann, Dieter ; von Bergmann, Klaus
Format: Article
Language:English
ISSN:1539-7262
Item Description:Date Completed 18.06.2003
Date Revised 21.11.2013
published: Print-Electronic
Citation Status MEDLINE
Copyright: From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine
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