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- Aigner, Bernhard; Rathkolb, Birgit; Mohr, Manuela; Klempt, Martina; Hrabé de Angelis, Martin; Wolf, Eckhard
- Lipids 2007 v.42 no.8 pp. 731-737
- mice; mutants; dominant genes; recessive genes; alleles; hypocholesterolemia; animal disease models; blood plasma; lipoproteins; cholesterol; high density lipoprotein; low density lipoprotein; triacylglycerols; homeostasis; phenotypic variation; human health
- ... Pathologic plasma lipoprotein cholesterol levels play a key role in the development and pathogenesis of human atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases. Plasma cholesterol homeostasis is regulated by genetic predispositions and environmental factors. Animal models showing aberrant plasma cholesterol levels are used for the identification and analysis of novel causative genes. Here, we searched for i ...