The Biology of Cholesterol and Related Steroids

The Biology of Cholesterol and Related Steroids

by N. B. Myant

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ISBN-13: 9781483281230
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 04/24/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 924
File size: 14 MB
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Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

Partial List of Abbreviations

Conversion Table

Chapter 1 Chemistry

Chapter 2 Analysis of Sterols and Related Steroids

Chapter 3 The Distribution of Sterols and Related Steroids in Nature

Chapter 4 The Biosynthesis of Sterols

Chapter 5 The Metabolism of Cholesterol

Chapter 6 Developmental Aspects of Cholesterol Metabolism

Chapter 7 Sterols in Biological Membranes

Chapter 8 Cholesterol Synthesis in Animal Tissues

Chapter 9 Sterol Metabolism in Isolated Cells

Chapter 10 Cholesterol Metabolism in the Whole Body

Chapter 11 The Plasma Cholesterol: Composition and Metabolism

Chapter 12 The Epidemiology of the Plasma Cholesterol

Chapter 13 Cholesterol and Atherosclerosis

Chapter 14 Disorders of Cholesterol Metabolism: Introduction

Chapter 15 Disorders of Cholesterol Metabolism: The Hyperlipoproteinaemias

Chapter 16 Disorders of Cholesterol Metabolism: The Hypolipoproteinaemias

Chapter 17 Sterol Storage Diseases

Chapter 18 Cholesterol Gallstones: Plasma Cholesterol in Liver Disease

Index

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