Example sentences for: sterol

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  • A more relevant question raised in this study is whether the plant sterol accumulation in hypertensive rat strains has significance in the pathophysiology of hypertension.

  • Hepatic sterol regulatory element-binding proteins (SREBPs)

  • In this context, it is important to note that 3 other mutant loci have been reported in the SHR rat; missense mutations in the KAT-1 (kynurenine aminotransferase-1), Srebf-1 (sterol regulatory element binding factor-1) and CD36 (fatty acid translocase) are all present as homozygous changes [ 46 47 48 ] . The generation of congenic lines may assist with addressing many of these issues.

  • However, a literature search revealed that a few strains of rats, studied primarily for investigation of hypertension and stroke, have been reported to be sitosterolemic as well [ 15 16 ] . We hypothesised that these rat strains may be mutated in either Abcg5 or Abcg8 . Tissue (and plasma) plant sterol levels in the Wistar Kyoto (WKY) rat, the spontaneously hypertensive rat (SHR) and the stroke-prone spontaneously hypertensive rat (SHRSP) were significantly higher than in Wistar and WKA rats fed either a regular chow diet or diets that have higher plant sterols and these were correlated with increased death, or red cell hemolysis etc. [ 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 ] . Dietary sterol absorption rates were increased, with a decrease in sterol excretion [ 16 ] , characteristics similar to that observed in sitosterolemic patients.

  • Cd36 co-clustered with E-FABP, Apoe, Apoc1, and Abce1 transcript, all involved in FA and sterol transport.


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