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hydroxycholesterol

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  • noun biochemistry Any of several hydroxy derivatives of cholesterol, some of which are metabolic intermediates

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  • He writes Canning also increases the level of oxidized cholesterol in fish, specifically increasing a molecule called 25 hydroxycholesterol that is extremely destructive to the linings of arterial blood vessels.

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  • Conceivably, CD may complex with circulating 24S hydroxycholesterol (24S) or other sterols in the bloodstream and in turn create a "sink" which might have the ability to enhance cholesterol egress from brain.

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  • Strauss, J.F.; Adashi, E, Y.: A novel nonhepatic hydroxycholesterol 7a - hydroxylase that is markedly stimulated by interleukin-1b.

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  • Homo sapiens [6, 7, 17] Mesocricetus auratus (golden syrian hamster, 3fold higher activity in males compared to females [18]; sucrose-rich diet reduces enzyme activity to 25% [18]) [18] 3 Reaction and Specificity Catalyzed reaction cholesterol + NADPH + H+ + O2 = 7a-hydroxycholesterol + NADP+ +

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  • < 1-4 > [1-19]) [1-19] P 7a-hydroxycholesterol + NADP+ + H2 O < 1-4 >

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