2003
DOI: 10.1074/jbc.m302645200 View full text |Buy / Rent full text
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Abstract: Cholesterol elimination from the body involves reverse cholesterol transport from peripheral tissues in which the elimination of high density lipoprotein (HDL) and low density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol by the liver and subsequent biliary excretion as free cholesterol and bile acids are important. In situations of peripheral fat and cholesterol accumulation, such as obesity, these pathways may be overloaded, contributing to increased cholesterol deposition. Leptin has an important role in obesity, suppressi… Show more

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