Scavenger Receptor B-1 Emerges as Anti-atherogenic Candidate

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Scavenger receptor B-1 (SR-B1) facilitates reverse cholesterol transport by transferring cholesterol esters of high-density lipoproteins (HDLs) into the liver. Zanoni et al. (2016) report that a genetic deficiency of normal SR-B1 appears to predispose subjects to coronary heart disease in spite of raising serum HDL cholesterol levels.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)755-757
Number of pages3
JournalCell Metabolism
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 10 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cell Biology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Physiology

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