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- Lau, B.W.C.; Klevay, L.M.
- Journal of nutrition 1981 v.111 no.10 pp. 1698
- phosphatidylcholine-choline acyltransferase; enzyme activity; dietary minerals; copper; nutrient deficiencies; kidneys; skeletal muscle; rats; animal disease models; human nutrition; human health; blood serum; phosphatidylcholines; cholesterol acyltransferase; risk factors; myocardial ischemia; males; anemia (disease); hypercholesterolemia
- ... Some groups of people with high risk of ischemic heart disease have low lecithin:cholesterol acyltransferase activity in plasma and vice versa. Because we hypothesized a relationship between inadequate copper nutriture and the risk of ischemic heart disease, we measured plasma lecithin: cholesterol acyltransferase in copper deficient male Sprague-Dawley rats. Deficiency was verified by the presenc ...