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Lipid and lipoprotein disorders 

Lipid and lipoprotein disorders
Lipid and lipoprotein disorders

P.N. Durrington



Modifications to take account of increased knowledge of lipoprotein pathophysiology and the areas of agreement and disagreement between the recommendations for treatment in the USA and Europe.

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date: 28 September 2021

Lipids are a heterogeneous group of substances that are distinguished by their low solubility in water and their high solubility in nonpolar (organic) solvents. They are essential as energy stores and respiratory substrates, as structural components of cells, as vitamins, as hormones, for the protection of internal organs, for heat conservation, for digestion, and for lactation....

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