Effects of high cholesterol high fat diet on plasma lipoproteins in familial hypercholesterolemia
Metabolism: clinical and experimental, Volume 34, Issue 5, 1985, Pages 486-493.
Heterozygous individuals with familial hypercholesterolemia possess about half of the normal numbers of functioning receptors on their cells. This is thought to be responsible for their hypercholesterolemia. In normals, dietary cholesterol increases LDL production and decreases LDL receptor-related LDL clearance, resulting in elevations i...More
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