HDL action on the vascular wall: Is the answer NO?

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Circulating levels of HDL cholesterol are inversely related to the risk of atherosclerosis, and therapeutic increases in HDL reduce the incidence of cardiovascular events. A new study (see the related article beginning on page 569) shows that HDL-associated lysophospholipids stimulate the production of the potent antiatherogenic signaling molecule NO by the vascular endothelium.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)509-513
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Clinical Investigation
Issue number4
StatePublished - Feb 2004

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