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Sex hormones affect endothelial lipase-mediated lipid metabolism and atherosclerosis

Sex hormones affect endothelial lipase-mediated lipid metabolism and atherosclerosis

Source : https://lipidworld.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12944-019-1175-4

Endothelial lipase (EL) plays an important role in lipoprotein metabolism and atherosclerosis. To study the functional roles of EL, we recently generated transgenic (Tg) rabbits and reported that increased hepatic expression of EL in male Tg rabbits significantly reduced diet-induced hypercholesterolemia compared with non-Tg controls.

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