Oxysterols as markers of neurological disease--a review

Cholesterol plays a crucial structural role in the brain and local synthesis covers almost all the requirements of the brain. To maintain homeostasis, the excess of cholesterol is converted into the more hydrophilic oxysterol 24S-hydroxycholesterol by the neuron-specific enzyme CYP46A1. About 99% of...

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Published in:Scandinavian journal of clinical and laboratory investigation, Vol. 69, No. 1 (2009), p. 22-5
Main Author: Leoni, Valerio
Format: electronic Article
Item Description:Date Completed 20.03.2009
Date Revised 19.11.2015
published: Print
Citation Status MEDLINE
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