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SID 53789179

HDL

HDL-Cholesterol

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HDL play a key role in protecting against heart disease via their role in reverse cholesterol transport, or the transport of excess cholesterol out of the body. HDL are also part of the innate immune system due to their ability to bind a number of toxic substances in the blood. It has recently been associated with development of post-stroke infections in a large study [1].

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Secreted

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Plasma, Serum

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false

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false

PubChem code is indicated as a reference (SID 53789179)

1. Rodríguez-Sanz A. High-density lipoprotein: a novel marker for risk of in-hospital infection in acute ischemic stroke patients? Cerebrovasc Dis 2013; 35: 291-297

HDL cholesterol levels are used for vascular risk factors management in primary and secondary vascular prevention. It has recently been associated with development of post-stroke infections

Immunity, Lipid metabolism

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Neurovascular Research Laboratory - Vall d'Hebron Research Institute (VHIR). 2020. Last update: 2018-02-02 14:48:58h.