By Sukhinder C. Kaur (Editor)

This e-book covers many elements of atherogenesis, with specific emphasis on lipid and lipoprotein metabolism. It comprises all points of the law of ldl cholesterol homeostasis and the significance of every pathway. additionally explored are the jobs of nuclear hormone receptors on lipid and lipoprotein metabolism and their advanced roles in atherogenesis. The publication extra discusses how genetic reviews may help comprehend the complexities that mediate those features of atherogenesis.

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