By Simon M. Jackson, Johan Ericsson, Peter A. Edwards (auth.), Robert Bittman (eds.)
Experts examine the biochemical and biomedical facets of ldl cholesterol, addressing its metabolism in basic and affliction states. They speak about a vast diversity of themes, together with key steps within the ldl cholesterol biosynthetic pathway, and the position of ldl cholesterol in melanoma, atherosclerosis, and illnesses of the anxious approach. The book's complete assurance additionally contains the pathological outcomes and capability remedies for varied ailment states, and the advance of recent anti-atherogenic drugs.
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