"Cholesterol Esters" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Fatty acid esters of cholesterol which constitute about two-thirds of the cholesterol in the plasma. The accumulation of cholesterol esters in the arterial intima is a characteristic feature of atherosclerosis.
- Cholesterol Esters
- Esters, Cholesterol
- Cholesteryl Esters
- Esters, Cholesteryl
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Cholesterol Esters" by people in Profiles.
Phagocytosis of cholesteryl ester is amplified in diabetic mouse macrophages and is largely mediated by CD36 and SR-A. PLoS One. 2007 Jun 06; 2(6):e511.
Trans unsaturated fatty acids are less oxidizable than cis unsaturated fatty acids and protect endogenous lipids from oxidation in lipoproteins and lipid bilayers. Biochemistry. 2003 Oct 07; 42(39):11533-43.
The safety and immunogenicity of a CETP vaccine in healthy adults. Atherosclerosis. 2003 Jul; 169(1):113-20.
Expression of scavenger receptor BI facilitates sterol movement between the plasma membrane and the endoplasmic reticulum in macrophages. Biochemistry. 2003 Apr 08; 42(13):3949-55.
Probucol normalizes cholesteryl ester transfer in IDDM. Diabetes Care. 1995 Oct; 18(10):1341-6.
Effect of dietary lipids on plasma activity and hepatic mRNA levels of cholesteryl ester transfer protein in high- and low-responding baboons (Papio species). Metabolism. 1994 Aug; 43(8):1006-12.
Characterization of cholesteryl ester transfer protein inhibitor from plasma of baboons (Papio sp.). J Lipid Res. 1993 Aug; 34(8):1285-97.
Role of the plasma membrane in cholesterol esterification in rat hepatoma cells. J Biol Chem. 1993 Jul 05; 268(19):13838-43.
Effect of marine lipids on cholesteryl ester transfer and lipoprotein composition in patients with hypercholesterolemia. Arterioscler Thromb. 1992 Oct; 12(10):1146-52.
Effects of probucol on plasma lipids, lipoproteins and parameters of high density lipoprotein metabolism. Horm Metab Res. 1992 Jun; 24(6):289-96.