Internalization of Labeled LDL into HepG2 Cells

  • Philippe Boucher
  • Hans Gerhard Vogel
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Enhanced uptake of low-density lipoproteins (LDL) via the LDL receptor into liver cells results in reduced plasma cholesterol levels. This can be tested in the cultured hepatoma cell line HepG2.


HepG2 Cell Bovine Aortic Endothelial Cell WHHL Rabbit Hyperlipidemic Rabbit Determine Protein Content 
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Internalization of Labeled LDL into HepG2 Cells

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhysiologyUniversité de Strasbourg, UMR CNRS 7213IllkirchFrance
  2. 2.Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am MainFrankfurt am MainGermany

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