Book Volume 1 2006

Biochemistry of Atherosclerosis


ISBN: 978-0-387-31252-1 (Print) 978-0-387-36279-3 (Online)

Table of contents (25 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. Hyperlipidaemia and Atherosclerosis

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-22

      Reverse Cholesterol Transport

    3. Chapter

      Pages 23-38

      The Role of LCAT in Atherosclerosis

    4. Chapter

      Pages 39-52

      Howdy Partner: Apolipoprotein A-I-ABCA1 Interactions Mediating HDL Particle Formation

    5. Chapter

      Pages 53-69

      Role of the Scavenger Receptor Class B Type I in Lipoprotein Metabolism and Atherosclerosis: Insight from Genetically Altered Mice

    6. Chapter

      Pages 70-91

      The Role of Scavenger Receptors in Signaling, Inflammation and Atherosclerosis

    7. Chapter

      Pages 92-120

      ABC Transporters and Apolipoprotein E: Critical Players in Macrophage Cholesterol Efflux and Atherosclerosis

    8. Chapter

      Pages 121-149

      Provision of Lipids for Very Low-Density Lipoprotein Assembly

    9. Chapter

      Pages 150-167

      Oxidatively Modified Low-Density Lipoproteins and Thrombosis

    10. Chapter

      Pages 168-185

      The Clinical Significance of Small, Dense Low-Density Lipoproteins

    11. Chapter

      Pages 186-201

      Bile Acids: At the Crossroads of Sterol, Fat and Carbohydrate Metabolism

  3. Diabetes and Hypertension Induced Atherosclerosis

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 203-203

    2. Chapter

      Pages 205-246

      Lipoprotein Metabolism in Insulin-Resistant States

    3. Chapter

      Pages 247-283

      The Roles of Protein Glycation, Glycoxidation, and Advanced Glycation End-Product Formation in Diabetes-Induced Atherosclerosis

    4. Chapter

      Pages 284-304

      Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms by Which Diabetes Mellitus Promotes the Development of Atherosclerosis

    5. Chapter

      Pages 305-326

      Hypertension and Atherosclerosis: Advanced Glycation End Products—A Common Link

  4. Hyperhomocysteinemia and Atherosclerosis

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 327-327

    2. Chapter

      Pages 329-357

      Homocysteine Metabolism

    3. Chapter

      Pages 358-379

      Role of Hyperhomocysteinemia in Atherosclerosis

    4. Chapter

      Pages 380-394

      Molecular and Biochemical Mechanisms of Hyperhomocysteinemia-Induced Cardiovascular Disorders

  5. Other Factors in Atherosclerosis and the Associated Complications

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 395-395

    2. Chapter

      Pages 397-412

      The Role of the Immune System in Atherosclerosis: Lessons Learned from Using Mouse Models of the Disease

    3. Chapter

      Pages 413-434

      The Role of Infectious Agents in Atherogenesis

    4. Chapter

      Pages 435-454

      Transplant Arteriopathy: Role of Nitric Oxide Synthase

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