Relation Between Qualitative Changes in
High- & Low-Density Lipoproteins & Their
(Anti)Atherogenic Potential in Obesity

By Ann Mertens
December 2002
Leuven University Press
ISBN: 90-5867-274-3
136 pages, Illustrated, 6 1/4" x 9 1/2"
$62.50 Paper Original

Contents of this doctoral dissertation include: Low density lipoproteins (LDL), High density lipoproteins (HDL), the Role of LDL in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis, role of HDL in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis, Mouse models for the study of atherosclerosis and obesity, Aims and rationale, Obesity and oxidized LDL, Immunoassay for oxidized LDL in plasma, Generation of a mouse model for obesity associated with dyslipidemia and spontaneous atherosclerosis, Adenovirus-mediated gene transfer of human LCAT, Statistical analysis of results, Adhesion molecule expression in mouse aorta.

Acta Biomedica Lovaniensia No. 275

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