The most important features of lipoprotein metabolism are demonstrated and receptor-mediated endocytosis is emphasized. The different lipoprotein makeup of different animal species and humans is shown. The role of fibre, protein and polyunsaturated fatty acids in diet-induced hypercholesterolaemia is evaluated. The criteria of choosing the appropriate animal model for atherosclerosis research are discussed.
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||Acta veterinaria Hungarica|
|Publication status||Published - 1993|
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