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Cholesterol deposition in macrophages: foam cell formation mediated by cholesterol-enriched oxidized low density lipoprotein.

J. Lipid Res. 1997 Jan;38(1):101-9.
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Oxidized low density lipoprotein (LDL) is thought to mediate the transformation of macrophages to cholesterol-rich foam cells. Yet convincing evidence for this process is lacking in vitro. W...-unesterified cholesterol/phosphatidylcholine complexes. These results demonstrate that oxidized LDL, when cholesterol-enriched, can mediate the formation of macrophage foam cells in culture

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