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By Irena Levitan,Francisco Barrantes

Examines new study at the function of ldl cholesterol in regulating ion channels and receptors and its influence on health

Drawing jointly and examining all of the most recent examine findings, this ebook explores the position of ldl cholesterol within the law of ion channels and receptors, together with its pathological results. it's the first e-book to comprehensively describe the advanced mechanisms through which ldl cholesterol regulates significant periods of membrane proteins. furthermore, it sheds new mild on how ldl cholesterol impacts crucial mobile services corresponding to the contraction of the guts, propagation of nerve impulses, and law of blood strain and kidney function.

Written and edited through prime pioneers within the box, Cholesterol legislation of Ion Channels and Receptors is split into 3 parts:

  • Part I, Cholesterol legislation of Membrane Properties, introduces the heterogeneity of ldl cholesterol distribution in organic membranes and the actual and organic implications of the formation of cholesterol-rich membrane domains.
  • Part II, Cholesterol rules of Ion Channels, examines the mechanisms underlying ldl cholesterol sensitivities of ion channels, together with the rules of ion channels through ldl cholesterol as a boundary lipid.
  • Part III, Cholesterol legislation of Receptors, explores the most recent discoveries pertaining to how ldl cholesterol regulates precise forms of receptors, together with G-protein coupled receptors, LDL and scavenger receptors, and innate immune method receptors.

Increased cholesterol levels characterize an enormous healthiness threat. knowing ldl cholesterol law of ion channels and receptors is key for facilitating the advance of latest healing suggestions to relieve the influence of pathological ldl cholesterol stipulations. With this booklet as their consultant, readers have entry to the most up-tp-date wisdom within the field.

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