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Latest Cholesterol absorption inhibitor Stories

2008-10-31 12:00:32

Karo Bio, a drug discovery and development company, has successfully completed a 10-week Phase IIb study with eprotirome given to dyslipidemia patients undergoing treatment with the cholesterol absorption inhibitor ezetimibe. Eprotirome induced a statistically significant and clinically relevant lowering of serum low-density lipoprotein (LDL)-cholesterol, triglycerides and lipoprotein(a) and was safe and well tolerated. Data show that eprotirome in combination with ezetimibe can become an...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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