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Protein controls ‘bad’ cholesterol levels outside cells

April 17th, 2009 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 17 (ANI): A protein called PCSK9, which regulates 'bad' cholesterol in the blood, has been found to work almost exclusively outside cells, according to researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Centre.The ... Read more...

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Specially designed RNA reduces bad cholesterol by two-thirds

August 12th, 2008 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , Aug 12 (ANI): According to a group of researchers, small, specially designed bits of ribonucleic acid (RNA) can interfere with cholesterol metabolism, reducing harmful cholesterol by two-thirds in pre-clinical ... Read more...

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How a protein disrupts cholesterol regulation

February 5th, 2008 - 2:59 pm ICT by admin
Washington, February 5 (ANI): Scientists have uncovered the specific way by which a destructive protein destroys a molecule that removes bad cholesterol from the blood.The practical benefit of this finding is ... Read more...

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