Metabolism of Plasma Lipoproteins

  • Yechezkiel Stein
  • Olga Stein


This review will attempt to survey some of the progress made in the study of chylomicron and very low density lipoprotein (VLDL) metabolism since the last International Symposium on Atherosclerosis in Tokyo, 1976. Emphasis will be given to the differences in the metabolic fate of these lipoproteins in the human and smaller experimental animals. Because of these considerations as well as space limitation, the review will be selective but not exhaustive.


Lipoprotein Lipase Cholesterol Ester Lecithin Cholesterol Acyl Transferase Unesterified Cholesterol Remnant Particle 
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  • Olga Stein

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