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By Anatol Kontush,M. John Chapman

A entire advisor to the function of high-density lipoproteins (HDL) in new and rising therapies

With high-density lipoproteins (HDL) taking part in an expanding position in heart problems prevention, there's a turning out to be desire for an in-depth examine HDL and its medical worth. This ebook summarizes the present country of data within the box, delivering for the 1st time a finished, systematic, stylistically coherent, and up to date evaluate of the composition, constitution, heterogeneity, metabolism, epidemiology, genetics, and serve as of HDL.

Divided into 3 major components, High-Density Lipoproteins first examines basic HDL debris, then describes faulty HDL, and eventually addresses the healing normalization of subnormal degrees and faulty organic actions of this lipoprotein type. The booklet highlights the useful houses of HDL, that are correct to the pathophysiology of atherosclerosis and thrombosis, and discusses the compositional and metabolic heterogeneity of HDL particles.

Readers will come away with a transparent realizing of the function of HDL in organic tactics, the capability price of useful HDL as a healing objective, and the way present and rising treatments are poised to persuade the remedy of center illness within the future.

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