TITLE

A NEW LARGE CHYLOMICRON REMNANT FROM CHOLESTEROL-FED RABBITS

AUTHOR(S)
Bosanquet, A. G.; Bickerstaffe, R.; Fraser, R.
PUB. DATE
April 1978
SOURCE
Australian Journal of Experimental Biology & Medical Science;Apr1978, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p157
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a new large chylomicron lipoprotein remnant from cholesterol-fed rabbits. For many years rabbits fed cholesterol have been used as models for the study of atherosclerosis. They rapidly become hypercholesterolaemic with a large peak of lipoproteins in the very low density fraction. Suggestions that these cholesterol-rich lipoproteins might represent chylomicron remnants have been confirmed. The articles describes the appearance, on analytical ultracentrifugation, of a second lipoprotein peak, not previously described, within the very low density lipoprotein fraction from rabbits fed cholesterol.
ACCESSION #
15951849

 

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