High-density lipoprotein cholesterol: An updated view

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New insights into low high-density lipoprotein cholesterol identify promising new directions for coronary heart disease prevention. The ATP-binding-cassette A1 gene has been identified as an important defect in genetic disorders of this lipid fraction. Recent studies indicate a benefit in treating patients with low levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol and suggest new clinical recommendations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)109-112
Number of pages4
JournalCurrent Opinion in Pharmacology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 1 2001


  • Apolipoprotein Al, ABC-A1
  • Artherogenesis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Coronary heart disease
  • HDL cholesterol
  • LDL cholesterol
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Pharmacology
  • Physiology
  • Triglycerides

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience
  • Pharmacology


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