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Lipoproteins

From Bench to Bedside

Edited by Gerhard Kostner

Medical University of Graz, Austria

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In mammalian blood plasma there exist some 6 major lipoprotein classes. Under physiological conditions lipoproteins are certainly beneficial as they transport nutrients and steroids to numerous organs for further metabolism. On the other hand, under pathophysiological conditions most lipoprotein classes promote atherogenesis except of HDL that are considered to be anti-atherogenic. Lipoprotein research is a wide field comprising basic science, analytical methods and clinical investigations. Thus this issue does not raise the claim to give a comprehensive picture of the current knowledge, but rather focuses on specific questions related to animal models in lipoprotein research as well as features of the most atherogenic lipoprotein, Lp(a).

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LipoproteinsFrom Bench to BedsideEdited by Gerhard Kostner

Published: October 7th 2015

DOI: 10.5772/59331

ISBN: 978-953-51-2178-7

Copyright year: 2015

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1. Nutritional Modulations Used to Translate a Rabbit Model of Atherosclerosis — A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

By Isaac Karimi, Danial Naseri and Ferdous Karimizand

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2. Sex and Age Differences in Lipoprotein Metabolism Proatherogenic Changes under the Experimental Metabolic Syndrome in Hamsters

By A. Zagayko, G. Kravchenko, K. Strelchenko, A. Shkapo and T. Briukhanova

665

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3. Obese Childhood Dyslipidemia Management Beyond Statins — MUFA, PUFA, and Sea-buckthorn Supplements

By Bogdana Virgolici, Laura Anca Popescu, Horia Virgolici, Daniela Elena Casariu, Olivia Timnea and Maria Mohora

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4. The Assessment of the Atherogenic Lipoprotein Profile in Cardiovascular Diseases by Lipoprint System Analysis

By Stanislav Oravec, Kristina Gruber, Andrej Dukat, Peter Gavornik, Ludovit Gaspar and Elisabeth Dostal

732

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5. Lipoprotein-Associated Phospholipase A2 – Pathophysiological Role and Clinical Significance as a Cardiovascular Biomarker

By Sanja Stankovic and Milika Asanin

697

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6. Lipoprotein(a) — A Hallmark in Atherosclerosis and Cardiovascular Diseases

By Indumathi Chennamsetty and Gert M. Kostner

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