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Plasma Lipoprotein Changes Induced by Diets. Effect on Progression and Regression of Arterial Lesions in Nonhuman Primates

  • Victor H. Blaton
  • B. Declerq

Abstract

Owing to their close phylogenetic relationship to man, nonhuman primates are important models for research on human atherosclerosis. Development of an understanding of lipoprotein metabolism in these animals may lead to a more complete understanding of the relationship between atherosclerosis and circulating lipoproteins in human beings. The purpose of this presentation is to compare available information on the distribution and structural and metabolic aspects of plasma lipoproteins in nonhuman and human primates.

Keywords

Nonhuman Primate Rhesus Macaque Cholesterol Ester Plasma Lipoprotein Atherogenic Diet 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Victor H. Blaton
    • 1
  • B. Declerq
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Clinical ChemistryAlgemeen Ziekenhuis Sint-JanBruggeBelgium

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