Pharmacological Control of Lipid Metabolism: Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium on Drugs Affecting Lipid Metabolism held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 8-11, 1971

Pharmacological Control of Lipid Metabolism: Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium on Drugs Affecting Lipid Metabolism held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 8-11, 1971

by W. Holmes (Editor)

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1972)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781468475494
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 03/02/2013
Series: Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology , #26
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1972
Pages: 359
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Opening Remarks.- Newer Developments in Lipid Biochemistry.- Synthesis and Secretion of Plasma Lipoproteins.- The Apolipoproteins.- Mechanisms of Hyperlipoproteinemia.- Clearing Factor Lipase and Its Role in the Regulation of Triglyceride Utilization. Studies on the Enzyme in Adipose Tissue.- Hormonal Control of Lipolysis in Adipose Tissue.- The Role of Cyclic 3?5?-AMP and Its Derivatives in Lipid and Carbohydrate Metabolism.- Biochemical Changes in the Artery Wall during Genesis and Regression of Atheromatous Lesions.- Newer Aspects of Drugs Affecting Lipid Metabolism.- Effect of Some Drugs on Free Fatty Acids and Triglycerides in Plasma and Tissues.- Effect of Drugs on Plasma Triglyceride Metabolism.- The Economy of Cholesterol in Man: Drug Effects.- Effect of Drugs on the Metabolism of Bile Acids.- Hypolipidemic Drugs and Lipoprotein Metabolism.- Serum and Tissue Lipid Metabolism and Effect of Nicotinic Acid in Different Types of Hype rlipidemia.- The Combined Use of Clofibrate and Anion Exchange in the Treatment of Hypercholesterolemia.- Can Heart Disease be Postponed or Prevented?.- Atherogenic and Thrombogenic Mosaic.- Risk Factors in Coronary Heart Disease: Possibilities of Prevention in the Federal Republic of West Germany.- Role of Diet in the Primary Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease.- Prospects with Multifactorial Approaches Emphasizing Improvement in Life Style.- Cholesterol-Lowering in Man.- Ischemic Heart Disease: A Secondary Prevention Trial using Clofibrate (Atromid-S).- Closing Session.- Antilipemic Drugs and the Position of the FDA.- Concluding Remarks.- Abstracts of Submitted Papers.- Author Index.

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