How LDL receptors influence cholesterol and atherosclerosis

Sci Am. 1984 Nov;251(5):58-66. doi: 10.1038/scientificamerican1184-58.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Arteriosclerosis / etiology*
  • Arteriosclerosis / metabolism
  • Cholesterol / metabolism*
  • Cholesterol, Dietary / metabolism
  • Cholesterol, LDL / blood
  • Diet, Atherogenic*
  • Humans
  • Hydroxymethylglutaryl CoA Reductases / biosynthesis
  • Hyperlipoproteinemia Type II / genetics
  • Hyperlipoproteinemia Type II / metabolism
  • Lipid Metabolism
  • Liver / metabolism
  • Liver / ultrastructure
  • Receptors, LDL / genetics
  • Receptors, LDL / metabolism*

Substances

  • Cholesterol, Dietary
  • Cholesterol, LDL
  • Receptors, LDL
  • Cholesterol
  • Hydroxymethylglutaryl CoA Reductases