Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, September 19th, 2005
"It has been shown that apolipoprotein A-I (ApoA-I) stimulates the secretion of apolipoprotein E (ApoE) from human macrophages. ApoA-I is a major protein constituent of HDL which because of its role in reverse cholesterol transport, has been implicated in the prevention of atherosclerosis. We herein investigated the ability of monocyte-derived macrophages (MDMs) in 42 patients with type 2 diabetes to secrete ApoE; these patients commonly have low plasma HDL and ApoA-I...
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