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2011-03-15 07:56:08

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.

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.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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