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High-Density Lipoproteins Structure, Metabolism, Function and Therapeutics

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ISBN-10: 0470408219

ISBN-13: 9780470408216

Edition: 2012

Authors: Anatol Kontush, M. John Chapman

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This book summarizes the current state of knowledge in a rapidly growing domain at the interface between lipidology and cardiovascular therapies and treatments. The book emphasizes functional properties of HDL and will present a critical appraisal of assays used to evaluate them. Functional, compositional and metabolic heterogeneity of HDL particles are extensively reviewed with specific focus on the recently discovered potent atheroprotective properties of small, dense HDL. Current and future HDL-raising therapies (reconstituted HDL, apolipoprotein-mimetic peptides, CETP inhibitors, nicotinic acid, fibrates, delipidated HDL, etc.) are critically compared in terms of their mechanisms of…    
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Book details

List price: $290.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 12/28/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 648
Size: 6.10" wide x 8.90" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.288
Language: English