Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 63)
Effects of Various Hypolipidemic Drugs on Fatty Acid Composition of Liver and Serum Lipids
Despite the extended clinical application hypolipidemic drugs have experienced in the last years, very little hard facts have become known on their mechanism of action. At present drugs belonging to only a few chemical structures are or were in use, namely,
the arloxy fatty acids;
the derivatives of nicotinic acid;
cholesterol and bile acid sequestrants;
and, most recently, compounds with antioxidant properties.
KeywordsLinoleic Acid Fatty Acid Composition Palmitic Acid Nicotinic Acid Lipid Class
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