Cell Growth and Cholesterol Esters by Alessandra Pani

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This quantity is dedicated to melanoma and atherosclerosis, of crucial proliferative pathologies on the planet this day. This booklet offers an invaluable element of reference at the mechanisms that hyperlink ldl cholesterol esters to cellphone proliferation, summarizing the newest advances either in easy technology and medical research.This publication might be of undoubted worth to biomedical scholars and academics, in addition to these actively engaged in examine on ldl cholesterol metabolism, melanoma, and atherosclerosis.

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Pittman RC, Knecht TP, Resenbaum MS et al. A nonendocytotic mechanism for the selective uptake of high density lipoprotein-associated cholesterol esters. J Biol Chem 1987; 262:2443-2450. 38. Oram JF, Johnson C, Brown TA. Interaction of high density lipoprotein with its receptor on cultured fibroblasts and macrophages. J Biol Chem 1987; 262:2405-2410. 39. Bierman EL, Oppenheimer M, Oram JF. The regulation of HDL receptor activity. In: Crepaldi C, Cotto AM, Manzato E et al, eds. Atherosclerosis VIII.

Modifications in cholesterol synthesis and metabolism are now well recognized as cellular events that occur in response to mitogenic stimuli. In our laboratory, the relationship between cell growth and distribution of cellular and plasmatic cholesterol have been intensively studied “in vivo” in an attempt to understand the role of cholesterol metabolism in promoting cell growth and division. Different experimental models of normal and neoplastic cell proliferation have been used in order to provide information that might be relevant in humans.

3. Conclusions Researches summarized herein leave no doubt that the classic pathway from mevalonate to cholesterol is of great importance for cell growth. The better known mevalonate derivatives identified in mammalian cells include cholesterol, steroid hormones, bile acid, retinoids, heme a, ubiquinone, prenylated proteins, isopentenylated t RNAs, and long-chain isoprenoids such as dolichols, most of them are rate limiting for cellular growth and have regulatory functions in cell cycle progression.

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