Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Cholesterol

Good, Bad and the Heart

Edited by Madan L. Nagpal

University of South Carolina

"What is this cholesterol?" In this book entitled "Cholesterol- Good, Bad, and the Heart" now you got the answers given by the experts in the field. Moreover, you can explore more by reading the references/citations given in the articles of each chapter. It is still an emerging field and lot more is being discovered. You will be amazed how much knowledge is already there in this book on cholesterol. You will realize that cholesterol is an essential and extremely important building block of cell membranes and thus serves vital functions in the body. I believe this book will be incredibly powerful and useful in teaching to give new perspectives on cholesterol.

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CholesterolGood, Bad and the HeartEdited by Madan L. Nagpal

Published: August 8th 2018

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.72468

ISBN: 978-1-78923-587-6

Print ISBN: 978-1-78923-586-9

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-688-9

Copyright year: 2018

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1867 Total Chapter Downloads

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1. Structural Basis and Functional Mechanism of Lipoprotein in Cholesterol Transport

By Zhiwei Yang, Dongxiao Hao, Yizhuo Che, Lei Zhang and Shengli Zhang

264

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2. Hormonal Regulation of Cholesterol Homeostasis

By Zhuo Mao, Jinghui Li and Weizhen Zhang

239

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3. Role of Membrane Cholesterol in Modulating Actin Architecture and Cellular Contractility

By Barbara Hissa and Bruno Pontes

215

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4. Vascular Inflammation and Genetic Predisposition as Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Diseases

By Zeynep Banu Gungor

220

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5. Role of Pleural Fluid Cholesterol in Pleural Effusion

By Achyut Bikram Hamal

290

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6. Role of Cholesterol as a Risk Factor in Cardiovascular Diseases

By Eyup Avci, Ahmet Dolapoglu and Didar Elif Akgun

227

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7. The Role of Cholesterol in the Pathogenesis of Hypertension- Associated Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis

By Yuan Yuan, Hisao Naito and Tamie Nakajima

211

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8. Quantitative Proteomic Analysis of Skeletal Muscle Detergent- Resistant Membranes in a Smith-Lemli-Opitz Syndrome Mouse

By Maria Luís Cardoso, Rui Vitorino, Henrique Reguengo, Susana Casal, Rui Fernandes, Isabel Duarte, Sofia Lamas, Renato Alves, Francisco Amado and Franklim Marques

201

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