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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29207826/the-association-between-periodontal-status-serum-lipid-levels-lipoprotein-associated-phosholipase-a2-lp-pla2-in-chronic-periodontitis-subjects-and-healthy-controls
#1
Bittu Saira Koshy, Jaideep Mahendra
Introduction: Lipoprotein associated phospholipase A2 (Lp-PLA2) has been explored as a potential biomarker for Cardiovascular Disease (CVD). The human Lp-PLA2 is a serine-dependent, Ca2+- independent enzyme. It gives way to oxidised free fatty acids and lysophosphatidyl choline by hydrolysing oxidised phospholipids, that leads to smooth muscle cell apoptosis, inflammatory cell chemotaxis and endothelial cell dysfunction in CVD. Owing to its role in inflammation, it may influence the development and progression of periodontitis as well...
September 2017: Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research: JCDR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29202484/usefulness-of-martin-s-method-for-estimation-of-low-density-lipoprotein-cholesterol-in-coronary-atherosclerosis
#2
Soie Chung
OBJECTIVE: This study was conducted to validate Martin's method in coronary atherosclerosis in comparison with Friedewald's equation. SUBJECTS AND METHODS: A total of 299 participants with a coronary artery calcium score (CACS) ≥ 300 and a serum triglyceride (TG) level < 400 mg/dL at Seoul National University Hospital Healthcare System Gangnam Center, Seoul, Korea were enrolled in this study. The Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) was directly measured with a homogeneous assay (DLDL) and estimated by both Friedewald's equation (FLDL) and Martin's method (MLDL)...
December 4, 2017: Medical Principles and Practice: International Journal of the Kuwait University, Health Science Centre
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29193277/spectrophotometry-and-ultracentrifugation-for-measurement-of-plasma-lipids-in-dogs-with-diabetes-mellitus
#3
E C Seage, K J Drobatz, R S Hess
BACKGROUND: There are conflicting reports of plasma lipoprotein lipid content in dogs with diabetes mellitus (DM). OBJECTIVES: To determine lipoprotein lipid content of plasma of dogs with DM by spectrophotometry and ultracentrifugation; to compare lipoprotein lipid content in diabetic and healthy dogs; and to quantify apolipoprotein B-100 (ApoB) in dogs with DM. ANIMALS: 22 dogs with DM and 9 healthy dogs. METHODS: Cross-sectional study...
November 29, 2017: Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29183623/role-of-angiopoietin-like-3-angptl3-in-regulating-plasma-level-of-low-density-lipoprotein-cholesterol
#4
Yu-Xin Xu, Valeska Redon, Haojie Yu, William Querbes, James Pirruccello, Abigail Liebow, Amy Deik, Kevin Trindade, Xiao Wang, Kiran Musunuru, Clary B Clish, Chad Cowan, Kevin Fizgerald, Daniel Rader, Sekar Kathiresan
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Angiopoietin-like 3 (ANGPTL3) has emerged as a key regulator of lipoprotein metabolism in humans. Homozygous loss of ANGPTL3 function causes familial combined hypolipidemia characterized by low plasma levels of triglycerides (TG), high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C), and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C). While known effects of ANGPTL3 in inhibiting lipoprotein lipase and endothelial lipase contribute to the low TG and HDL-C, respectively, the basis of low LDL-C remains unclear...
September 21, 2017: Atherosclerosis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29181401/investigation-into-hypoglycemic-antihyperlipidemic-and-renoprotective-potentials-of-dennettia-tripetala-pepper-fruit-seed-in-a-rat-model-of-diabetes
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Innocent Anioke, Chukwugozie Okwuosa, Ikenna Uchendu, Olive Chijioke, Ogechukwu Dozie-Nwakile, Ifeoma Ikegwuonu, Peculiar Kalu, Maryann Okafor
This study investigated the hypoglycemic, antihyperlipidemic, and renoprotective potentials of Dennettia tripetala (DT) in a rat model of diabetes. The hypoglycemic activity in crude methanol seed extract of DT (CMEDT) and methanol seed fraction of DT (MFDT) measured by glucose oxidase method was increased by 47.37% and 28.72%, respectively, after 8 hours of administration. After 10 days of treatment, CMEDT and MFDT gave a good glycemic control with the highest percentage reduction of 75.82% and 71.34% in glucose level, respectively, which is closely compared with 79...
2017: BioMed Research International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29135689/vldl-triglyceride-accumulation-in-skeletal-muscle-and-adipose-tissue-in-type-2-diabetes
#6
Esben Søndergaard, Søren Nielsen
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Insulin resistance is closely linked to accumulation of lipid outside adipose tissue (ectopic fat storage). VLDL particles transport lipids from the liver to peripheral tissues. However, whether abnormalities in VLDL-triglyceride storage in muscle and adipose tissue exist in type 2 diabetes has previously been unknown, primarily because of methodological difficulties. Here, we review recent research on VLDL-triglyceride storage. RECENT FINDINGS: In a recent study, men with type 2 diabetes had increased skeletal muscle VLDL-triglyceride storage compared to weight-matched nondiabetic men, potentially leading to intramyocellular triglyceride accumulation...
November 11, 2017: Current Opinion in Lipidology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29132372/hepatitis-b-virus-inhibits-the-in-vivo-and-in-vitro-synthesis-and-secretion-of-apolipoprotein-c3
#7
Chengliang Zhu, Hengcheng Zhu, Hui Song, Limin Xu, Longxuan Li, Fang Liu, Xinghui Liu
BACKGROUND: Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in the body can damage liver cells and cause disorders in blood lipid metabolism. Apolipoprotein C3 (ApoC3) plays an important role in the regulation of lipid metabolism, but no study on the HBV regulation of ApoC3 has been reported. This purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of HBV on ApoC3 expression and its regulatory mechanism. METHODS: The expression levels of ApoC3 mRNA and protein in the human hepatoma cell lines HepG2 and HepG2...
November 13, 2017: Lipids in Health and Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29124482/apociii-as-a-cardiovascular-risk-factor-and-modulation-by-the-novel-lipid-lowering-agent-volanesorsen
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REVIEW
Natalia A Rocha, Cara East, Jun Zhang, Peter A McCullough
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Apolipoprotein CIII (ApoCIII) is now recognized as a key regulator in severe hypertriglyceridemia, chylomicronemia, and conditions of triglyceride-rich lipoprotein (TRL) remnant excess due to its inhibition of lipoprotein lipase (LPL) and hepatic lipase, leading to decreased hepatic reuptake of TRLs, as well as enhanced synthesis and secretion of VLDL from the liver. ApoCIII gain-of-function mutations are associated with atherosclerosis and coronary heart disease (CHD), and contribute to the development of cardiometabolic syndrome, hypertriglyceridemia, and type 2 diabetes mellitus...
November 9, 2017: Current Atherosclerosis Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29100061/apolipoprotein-c-ii-new-findings-related-to-genetics-biochemistry-and-role-in-triglyceride-metabolism
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REVIEW
Anna Wolska, Richard L Dunbar, Lita A Freeman, Masako Ueda, Marcelo J Amar, Denis O Sviridov, Alan T Remaley
Apolipoprotein C-II (apoC-II) is a small exchangeable apolipoprotein found on triglyceride-rich lipoproteins (TRL), such as chylomicrons (CM) and very low-density lipoproteins (VLDL), and on high-density lipoproteins (HDL), particularly during fasting. ApoC-II plays a critical role in TRL metabolism by acting as a cofactor of lipoprotein lipase (LPL), the main enzyme that hydrolyses plasma triglycerides (TG) on TRL. Here, we present an overview of the role of apoC-II in TG metabolism, emphasizing recent novel findings regarding its transcriptional regulation and biochemistry...
October 20, 2017: Atherosclerosis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29090223/paraoxonase-1-activity-lipid-profile-and-atherogenic-indexes-status-in-coronary-heart-disease
#10
Mostafa Cheraghi, Gholamreza Shahsavari, Ali Maleki, Hassan Ahmadvand
BACKGROUND: Dyslipidemia is considered an independent risk factor for coronary heart disease (CHD). In the present study, we examined lipid profiles and paraoxonase 1 (PON1) activity and atherogenic indexes status and the relationship of PON1 activity by high-density lipoprotein (HDL) and atherogenic indexes in CHD patients and healthy people. METHODS: The aim of the study was to compare PON1, lipid profiles, and atherogenic indexes in CHD patients and healthy people as controls...
October 2017: Reports of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29062807/evaluation-of-the-effects-of-the-hydroalcoholic-extract-of-terminalia-chebula-fruits-on-diazinon-induced-liver-toxicity-and-oxidative-stress-in-rats
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Raheleh Ahmadi-Naji, Esfandiar Heidarian, Keihan Ghatreh-Samani
OBJECTIVE: Diazinon causes oxidative stress and dysfunction of the liver. This study was undertaken to evaluate the effects of the hydroalcoholic extract of Terminalia chebula, on some biochemical and histopathological parameters of liver tissue in diazinon-administered rats. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Wistar rats were orally administered with 25 mg/kg body weight diazinon. Vehicle (distilled water) and silymarin (50 mg/kg body weight) were used as the negative and positive control groups, respectively...
September 2017: Avicenna Journal of Phytomedicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29042644/hiv-1-viral-protein-r-vpr-induces-fatty-liver-in-mice-via-lxr%C3%AE-and-ppar%C3%AE-dysregulation-implications-for-hiv-specific-pathogenesis-of-nafld
#12
Neeti Agarwal, Dinakar Iyer, Chiara Gabbi, Pradip Saha, Sanjeet G Patel, Qianxing Mo, Benny Chang, Biman Goswami, Ulrich Schubert, Jeffrey B Kopp, Dorothy E Lewis, Ashok Balasubramanyam
HIV patients develop hepatic steatosis. We investigated hepatic steatosis in transgenic mice expressing the HIV-1 accessory protein Vpr (Vpr-Tg) in liver and adipose tissues, and WT mice infused with synthetic Vpr. Vpr-Tg mice developed increased liver triglyceride content and elevated ALT, bilirubin and alkaline phosphatase due to three hepatic defects: 1.6-fold accelerated de novo lipogenesis (DNL), 45% slower fatty acid ß-oxidation, and 40% decreased VLDL-triglyceride export. Accelerated hepatic DNL was due to coactivation by Vpr of liver X receptor-α (LXRα) with increased expression of its lipogenic targets Srebp1c, Chrebp, Lpk, Dgat, Fasn and Scd1, and intranuclear SREBP1c and ChREBP...
October 17, 2017: Scientific Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29032149/tg-haplotype-in-the-lrp8-is-associated-with-myocardial-infarction-in-south-indian-population
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Muhammed Asif, Shivarama Bhat, Sheikh Nizamuddin, Mohammed S Mustak
Myocardial infarction (MI) is a complex multifactorial cardiovascular disease. India experiences a much greater burden of MI, also suggesting an experimental increase of this burden in the future. The absolute reasons for MI are context dependent and differ with different geographical settings. Several reports indicate that SNPs that are associated with certain diseases in other populations may not be associated with Indian population. It is, therefore, important to validate the association of SNPs. Low density lipoprotein receptor related protein 8 (LRP8) gene plays central role in human lipoprotein metabolism as it facilitates the clearance of bad cholesterol LDL, VLDL from plasma and is reported to be associated with MI in the western population...
October 12, 2017: Gene
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29022212/effect-of-food-on-the-pharmacokinetics-of-saroglitazar-magnesium-a-novel-dual-ppar%C3%AE-%C3%AE-agonist-in-healthy-adult-subjects
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Maulik R Patel, Kevinkumar A Kansagra, Devang P Parikh, Deven V Parmar, Hardik B Patel, Mayur M Soni, Uday S Patil, Harilal V Patel, Jaimik A Patel, Swagat S Gujarathi, Krupi V Parmar, Nuggehally R Srinivas
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors (PPARs) have recently become a focus of interest for their important roles in glucose and lipid metabolism. In humans, PPARα activation causes a decrease in plasma triglyceride (TG) levels, enhancement of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) and simultaneous enhancement of very-low-density lipoprotein (VLDL) lipolysis, whereas PPARγ agonists act as insulin sensitizers and improve insulin resistance, which is very useful in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM)...
October 11, 2017: Clinical Drug Investigation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28988596/tnf-%C3%AE-il-10-ratio-an-independent-predictor-for-coronary-artery-disease-in-north-indian-population
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Reena Kumari, Sandeep Kumar, M Kaleem Ahmad, Rajeev Singh, Akshayaya Pradhan, Sharad Chandra, Sudhir Kumar
BACKGROUND/AIM: Cytokines are responsible for the modulation of immunological and inflammatory processes and play a significant role in the pathogenesis of coronary artery disease (CAD). Tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-α) are considered as a pro inflammatory and interleukin-10 (IL-10) anti inflammatory have been shown to predict the risk of incident of CAD. Aim of present study is to examine the impact of the TNF-α and Il-10 levels on various components of the CAD. METHODS: Total 580 subjects were recruited in the present study out of which 290 diagnosed CAD subjects (Age 51...
September 22, 2017: Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28971099/effect-of-theobromine-consumption-on-serum-lipoprotein-profiles-in-apparently-healthy-humans-with-low-hdl-cholesterol-concentrations
#16
Doris M Jacobs, Lotte Smolders, Yuguang Lin, Niels de Roo, Elke A Trautwein, John van Duynhoven, Ronald P Mensink, Jogchum Plat, Velitchka V Mihaleva
Scope: Theobromine is a major active compound in cocoa with allegedly beneficial effect on high-density-lipoprotein-cholesterol (HDL-CH). We have investigated the effect of theobromine (TB) consumption on the concentrations of triglyceride (TG) and cholesterol (CH) in various lipoprotein (LP) subclasses. Methods: In a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, cross-over study, 44 apparently healthy women and men (age: 60 ± 6 years, BMI: 29 ± 3 kg/m(2)) with low baseline HDL-CH concentrations consumed a drink supplemented with 500 mg/d theobromine for 4 weeks...
2017: Frontiers in Molecular Biosciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28964326/postprandial-vldl-tg-metabolism-in-type-2-diabetes
#17
Esben Søndergaard, Rakel Fuglsang Johansen, Michael D Jensen, Søren Nielsen
BACKGROUND: Type 2 diabetes is associated with excess postprandial lipemia due to accumulation of chylomicrons and VLDL particles. This is a risk factor for development of cardiovascular disease. However, whether the excess lipemia is associated with an impaired suppression of VLDL-TG secretion and/or reduced clearance into adipose tissue is unknown. OBJECTIVE: We measured the postprandial VLDL-TG secretion, clearance and adipose tissue storage to test the hypothesis that impaired postprandial suppression of VLDL-TG secretion, combined with impaired VLDL-TG storage in adipose tissue, is associated with excess postprandial lipemia...
October 2017: Metabolism: Clinical and Experimental
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28951062/talinum-triangulare-whole-wheat-meal-fortified-with-soy-flour-consumed-with-talinum-triangulare-gbure-soup-glycemic-index-and-the-test-human-subjects-lipid-profiles
#18
Sunday Adeola Emaleku, Olusola D Omueti, Godsent Oluwakemi Emaleku
AIM: Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) and diabetes mellitus (DM) are some of the leading causes of death in the world, and diet has roles in their etiology. This research study therefore investigates the glycemic index (GI) of soy flour fortified whole wheat meal (SFFWWM) consumed with Talinum triangulare (gbure) soup and the effects of the meal on the lipid profiles of the test human subjects. METHODS: The control human subjects and test human subjects were fed D-glucose (DG) and whole wheat meal (WWM) with Talinum triangulare soup respectively on the first day of the experiment, and SFFWWM with the same soup the next day (for test subjects only) after 10-12h overnight fasting...
August 24, 2017: Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28938514/-2-4-fluorobenzamido-4-methylthiazole-5-carboxylic-acid-a-novel-thiazole-compound-ameliorates-insulin-sensitivity-and-hyperlipidaemia-in-streptozotocin-induced-diabetic-rats-plausible-role-of-inflammatory-and-oxidative-stress-markers
#19
Yam Nath Paudel, Md Rahmat Ali, Mohammad Adil, Sandhya Bawa, Manju Sharma
Emerging evidence suggests that thiazole compounds are of great interest due to their protective effect against DM. Protective effects of thiazole derivatives against hyperglycemia have been demonstrated in earlier in vitro and in vivo studies. Previously, anti-oxidant and free radical scavenging activities of 2-(4-Fluorobenzamido)-4-methylthiazole-5-carboxylicacid, a newly developed thiazole derivative (NDTD), have been well-documented. Current study investigated the pharmacological effect of NDTD on hyperglycaemia, insulin sensitivity, lipid profile, anti-inflammatory and oxidative stress markers in an animal model...
November 2017: Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy, Biomédecine & Pharmacothérapie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28924542/association-of-the-apolipoprotein-a-i-gene-polymorphisms-with-cardiovascular-disease-risk-factors-and-atherogenic-indices-in-patients-from-assam-northeast-india
#20
K Bora, M S Pathak, P Borah, Md I Hussain, D Das
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors, and particularly decreased high density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) dyslipidemia are prevalent in Assam, India. This study was undertaken to investigate whether Apolipoprotein A-I (APOA1) gene polymorphisms (G-75A and C+83T) were associated with i) the risk for decreased HDL-C, and ii) other CVD risk factors, viz. serum lipids, atherogenic indices, obesity, and blood pressure (BP). A total of 649 subjects were screened, from which 200 eligible individuals, classified as case group with decreased HDL-C levels (100 subjects) and control group with normal HDL-C levels (100 subjects) were enrolled and genotyped using polymersase chain reaction-restriction fragment length polymorphism (PCR-RFLP) and DNA sequencing...
June 30, 2017: Balkan Journal of Medical Genetics: BJMG
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