Cholesterol: Its Regulation and Role in Central Nervous System Disorders

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Orth, Matthias ; Bellosta, Stefano (2012)
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: Cholesterol, volume 2,012 (issn: 2090-1283, eissn: 2090-1291)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3483652, doi: 10.1155/2012/292598
  • Subject: RC666-701 | Review Article | Diseases of the circulatory (Cardiovascular) system | Settore BIO/14 - Farmacologia | Article Subject
    mesheuropmc: lipids (amino acids, peptides, and proteins)

Cholesterol is a major constituent of the human brain, and the brain is the most cholesterol-rich organ. Numerous lipoprotein receptors and apolipoproteins are expressed in the brain. Cholesterol is tightly regulated between the major brain cells and is essential for no... View more
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