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Ceramides Improve Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease Risk Assessment beyond Standard Risk Factors - Clin. Chim. Acta - X-MOL

Ceramides Improve Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease Risk Assessment beyond Standard Risk Factors - Clin. Chim. Acta - X-MOL

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https://www.x-mol.com/paper/1315811450139414528

Ceramides are bioactive lipids that act as secondary messengers for both intra- and inter-cellular signaling. Elevated plasma concentrations of ceramides are associated with multiple risk factors of atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases and comorbidities including e.g. obesity, insulin resistance and diabetes mellitus.