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2011-03-15 07:56:08

(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“University of Cincinnati researchers have determined the structure of human HDL cholesterol and believe the finding could help explain how it protects against cardiovascular disease, including heart attack and stroke. HDL (high-density lipoproteins) also known as "good cholesterol," are packets of protein and fat that deliver fat to specific locations within the body. There is an increasing effort to create drugs that help to raise levels of HDL working in...

2011-03-14 13:53:22

University of Cincinnati (UC) researchers have determined the structure of human HDL cholesterol and say the finding could help explain how this "fat packet" protects against cardiovascular diseases, including heart attack and stroke. The study, led by W. Sean Davidson, PhD, professor in UC's pathology and laboratory medicine department, appears online ahead of print March 13, 2011, in the journal Nature Structural & Molecular Biology. HDL (high-density lipoproteins) also known as "good...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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