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Lipoproteins

Role in Health and Diseases

By typing into databases such as Medline or PubMed the word “lipoprotein” one gets more than 100.000 hits that highlight the common interest in this topic. It is actually impossible to cover all aspects of lipoprotein structure, function, metabolism and pathophysiology in one issue like the present volume, but attempts have been made to concentrate on topics that are in focus of current lipoprotein research. These topics have been divided into 10 sections. This volume will help new investigators in the field to get acquainted with the general topic of lipoprotein research and will guide scientists interested in this area to emerging new fields.

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LipoproteinsRole in Health and DiseasesEdited by Gerhard Kostner

Published: October 3rd 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2931

ISBN: 978-953-51-0773-6

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19 Crossref Citations

36 Web of Science Citations

63 Dimensions Citations

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1. Lipoprotein Structure and Dynamics: Low Density Lipoprotein Viewed as a Highly Dynamic and Flexible Nanoparticle

By Ruth Prassl and Peter Laggner

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2. New Insights into the Assembly and Metabolism of ApoB-Containing Lipoproteins from in vivo Kinetic Studies: Results on Healthy Subjects and Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease

By Benjamin Dieplinger and Hans Dieplinger

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3. The Importance of Lipid and Lipoprote in Ratios in Interpretetions of Hyperlipidaemia of Pregnancy

By D.S. Mshelia and A.A. Kullima

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4. A Non-Atherogenic and Atherogenic Lipoprotein Profile in Individuals with Dyslipoproteinemia

By Stanislav Oravec, Johannes Mikl, Kristina Gruber and Elisabeth Dostal

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5. The apoB/apoA-I Ratio is a Strong Predictor of Cardiovascular Risk

By Göran Walldius

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6. Approaches to Access Biological Data Sources

By Assia Rharbi, Khadija Amine, Zohra Bakkoury, Afaf Mikou, Anass Kettani andAbdelkader Betari

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7. Lipoproteins Impact Increasing Cardiovascular Mortality

By Jelena Umbrasiene, Ruta-Marija Babarskiene and Jone Vencloviene

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8. Lipoproteins and Cardiovascular Diseases

By Adebowale Saba and Olayinka Oridupa

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9. Linking the Pathobiology of Hypercholesterolemia with the Neutrophil Mechanotransduction

By Xiaoyan Zhang and Hainsworth Y. Shin

1206

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10. The Confounding Factor of Apolipoprotein E on Response to Chemotherapy and Hormone Regulation Altering Long-Term Cognition Outcomes

By Summer F. Acevedo

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11. Anticholesterolemic and Antiatherogenic Effects of Taurine Supplementation is Model Dependent

By Karl-Erik Eilertsen, Rune Larsen, Hanne K. Mæhre, Ida-Johanne Jensen and Edel O. Elvevoll

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12. Endoscopic Treatment of Metabolic Syndrome

By Eduardo Guimarães Hourneaux de Moura, Ivan Roberto Bonotto Orso, Bruno da Costa Martins and Guilherme Sauniti Lopes

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13. Nutritional Management of Disturbances in Lipoprotein Concentrations

By Somayeh Hosseinpour-Niazi, Parvin Mirmiran and Fereidoun Azizi

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14. Cyclosporin A-Induced Hyperlipidemia

By Maaike Kockx and Leonard Kritharides

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15. Lipoproteins and Apolipoproteins of the Ageing Eye

By Edward Loane

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16. Pathophysiology of Lipoprotein Oxidation

By Vikram Jairam, Koji Uchida and Vasanthy Narayanaswami

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17. Oxidized Phospholipids: Introduction and Biological Significance

By Mohammad Z. Ashraf and Swati Srivastava

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18. HDL-Associated Paraoxonase 1 Gene Polymorphisms as a Genetic Markers for Wide Spread Diseases

By Ivana Pejin-Grubiša

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19. Antioxidant Complexes and Lipoprotein Metabolism – Experience of Grape Extracts Application Under Metabolic Syndrome and Neurogenic Stress

By Andriy L. Zagayko, Anna B. Kravchenko, Mykhaylo V. Voloshchenko and Oxana A. Krasilnikova

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20. The Anti-Atherogenic Effects of Lycopene

By Amany M. M. Basuny

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21. Animal Models as Tools for Translational Research: Focus on Atherosclerosis, Metabolic Syndrome and Type-II Diabetes Mellitus

By Isaac Karimi

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22. Genetically Modified Animal Models for Lipoprotein Research

By Masashi Shiomi, Tomonari Koike and Tatsuro Ishida

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23. Plasma Lipoproteins in Brain Inflammatory and Neurodegenerative Diseases

By Armando Sena, Carlos Capela, Camila Nóbrega, Véronique Férret-Sena, Elisa Campos and Rui Pedrosa

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24. Genetics of Ischemic Stroke: Emphasis on Candidate-Gene Association Studies

By Sanja Stankovic, Milika Asanin and Nada Majkic-Singh

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25. Lipoproteins and Apolipoproteins in Alzheimer's Disease

By Etsuro Matsubara

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26. Lipoproteins and Cancer

By Caryl J. Antalis and Kimberly K. Buhman

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27. Role of Lipoproteins in Carcinogenesis and in Chemoprevention

By Adebowale Bernard Saba and Temitayo Ajibade

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28. Structural Origin of ELOA Toxicity – Implication for HAMLET-Type Protein Complexes with Oleic Acid

By Vladana Vukojević and Ludmilla A. Morozova-Roche

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29. Adiponectin: A Perspective Adipose Tissue Marker with Antiinflammatory and Antiaterogenic Potencial

By Dalibor Novotný, Helena Vaverková and David Karásek

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30. Dyslipoproteinemia in Chronic HCV Infection

By Yoshio Aizawa, Hiroshi Abe, Kai Yoshizawa, Haruya Ishiguro, Yuta Aida, Noritomo Shimada and Akihito Tsubota

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31. An Apolipoprotein CIII-Derived Peptide, Hatktak, Activates Macromolecular Activators of Phagocytosis from Platelets (MAPPs)

By Haruhiko Sakamoto, Masaki Ueno, Wu Bin, Yumiko Nagai, Kouichi Matsumoto, Takao Yamanaka and Sumiko Tanaka

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32. Lipoprotein (a) – An Overview

By Anna Gries

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