Search for dissertations about: "cholesterol 7[alpha]-hydroxylase"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words cholesterol 7[alpha]-hydroxylase.

  1. 1. Hormonal regulation of hepatic cholesterol and lipoprotein metabolism : effects of estrogen and growth hormone

    Author : Paolo Parini; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; aging; atherosclerosis; bile acids; estrogen; estrogen receptor; cholesterol; growth hormone; growth hormone receptor; cholesterol 7[alpha]-hydroxylase; high density lipoprotein; hydroxy-methylglutaryl-coenzyme A reductase; hormones; hypercholesterolemia; hypophysectomy; insulin-like growth factor-I; low density lipoproteins;

    Abstract : Coronary heart disease is the result of the progression of atherosclerotic lesions, and represents the major cause of death in western countries. Age, male sex, plasma cholesterol, hypertension and smoking are major risk factors for atherosclerosis. READ MORE

  2. 2. Thyroid hormone receptors in liver metabolism

    Author : Hjalmar Gullberg; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Thyroid hormone has a profound impact on mammalian metabolism; hypothyroidism causes decreased metabolic rate and increased serum cholesterol levels. One major target organ for the hormone is the liver, the most important metabolic organ in mammals, that balances anabolism of carbohydrates and lipids against catabolism. READ MORE