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A promising new way to inhibit cholesterol production in the body has been discovered, one that may yield treatments as effective as existing medications but with fewer side-effects.
WILMINGTON, Del., Feb.
By Rea, Philip A The curiosity of biochemists, mixed with some obvious economic incentives, created a family of powerful cardiovascular drugs In 1966, Akira Endo, a young Japanese biochemist, started an adventure that would ultimately save thousands, if not millions, of lives.
WASHINGTON - Patients taking some common medications for high cholesterol and irregular heartbeats can suffer severe muscle damage because of a problem in the way the drugs interact, the government warned Friday.
72 years ago, the first evidence for end-product feedback regulation of a biosynthetic pathway was demonstrated when Rudolph Shoenheimer observed that mice synthesized large amounts of cholesterol when fed a low-cholesterol diet, but this synthesis stopped when the mice were fed cholesterol.
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