Animal models in experimental atherosclerosis: a critical review.

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3-9
Number of pages7
JournalActa veterinaria Hungarica
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - 1993


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  • veterinary(all)

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