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    Keywords: Medicine ; Pharmaceutical technology ; Biomedical Engineering ; Diabetes ; Molecular Medicine ; Pharmaceutical Sciences/Technology ; Biomedical Engineering/Biotechnology ; Diabetes ; Springer eBooks
    Description / Table of Contents: Chapter 1. Improvement of HDL -- 1-1.Clinical application of HDL: Overview -- 1-2.Regression effect of V156K-apoA-I -- 1-3.Anti-diabetic effect of V156K-apoA-I -- 1-4.Vitamin C and HDL -- 1-5.Growth hormone-1 in HDL -- 1-6.Growth hormone-2 in HDL -- 1-7.Omega-3 and HDL -- Chapter 2. HDL as therapeutic tools -- 2-1.Delivery vehicle for therapeutics : Overview -- 2-2.Gene delivery: adenovirus and V156K-apoA-I -- 2-3.Solubilization of rapamycin and delivery -- 2-4.Solubilization of minoxidil and delivery -- Chapter 3. Enhancement of HDL by policosanol: anti-aging and longevity -- 3-1.Policosanol and HDL functionality -- 3-2.Policosanol and raising HDL in zebrafish -- 3-3.Policosanol and CETP inhibition: human trial 8 weeks -- 3-4.Policosanol and blood pressure lowering: human trial 8 weeks -- 3-5.Policosanol blood pressure lowering human trial for 24 weeks -- 3-6.Policosanol and improvement of aortic stiffness -- 3-7.Policosanol and blood pressure lowering in rat model -- 3-8.Twelve week consumption of policosanol and lowering blood pressure -- 3-9.Publication analysis of policosanol-related studies -- 3-10.Athero-protective effects of policosanol and sugar cane wax acid -- 3-11.Cuban sugarcane wax acids and policosanol improved serum lipid profiles -- Summary and perspectives -- Epilogue
    Abstract: This book is the second of two volumes that offer a comprehensive, up-to-date account of current knowledge regarding high-density lipoprotein (HDL), the changes that occur in HDL under different conditions, the clinical applications of HDL, and means of enhancing HDL functionality. In this volume, the focus is on the improvement of HDL, enhancement of its functionality, and the use of HDL for therapeutic purposes. In the first section, up-to-date information is provided on such topics as the tumor regression-promoting and antidiabetic activities of reconstituted HDL containing V156K apolipoprotein A-I, the enhancement of HDL effects by high doses of vitamin C, the benefits derived from incorporation of growth hormones 1 and 2 into rHDL, and the biological functions of omega-3 linolenic acid in rHDL. The enhancement of HDL functionality by policosanol and the resultant benefits are thoroughly examined in a separate section. Readers will also find the latest information on clinical applications of HDL. Here, specific topics include the enhancement of adenoviral gene delivery and the delivery of rapamycin. In documenting the latest knowledge in this field, this volume will be of interest to both researchers and clinicians
    Pages: XVI, 268 p. 174 illus. : online resource.
    ISBN: 9789811373831
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    Keywords: Medicine ; Pharmaceutical technology ; Biomedical Engineering ; Diabetes ; Molecular Medicine ; Pharmaceutical Sciences/Technology ; Biomedical Engineering/Biotechnology ; Diabetes ; Springer eBooks
    Description / Table of Contents: Preface -- Chapter 1. Understanding HDL: overview -- 1-1.HDL and disease -- 1-2.HDL functions and clinical applications -- 1-3.HDL composition : apolipoproteins and enzymes -- 1-4.Maturation of HDL -- 1-5.HDL and blood pressure -- Chapter 2. Change of HDL by life style -- 2-1.Exercise and HDL -- 2-2.Smoking and HDL -- 2-3.Elderly’s HDL -- 2-4.HDL depends on body weight -- 2-5.HDL from obese but healthy subject -- 2-6.HDL and apoA-I in smokers’ breast milk -- 2-7.Breast milk from frequent trans fatty acid consumers -- 2-8.HDL in cord blood from small neonates -- Chapter 3. Change of HDL in various diseases -- 3-1.HDL from patients with myocardial infarction -- 3-2.HDL from patients with female angina pectoris -- 3-3.HDL and metabolic syndrome -- 3-4.HDL from male patients with atrial fibrillation -- 3-5.HDL from female patients with atrial fibrillation -- 3-6.HDL from patients with hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome -- 3-7.HDL from patients with rheumatoid arthritis -- 3-8.HDL and prehypertension -- Chapter 4. Detriment of HDL by pollutant and its evaluation -- 4-1.Particulate matter and HDL -- 4-2.Phthalate and HDL -- 4-3.Cadmium and HDL -- 4-4.Humidifier Sterilizer and HDL -- 4-5.Detection of dysfunctional HDL by microfluidics -- 4-6.Evaluation of dysfunctional HDL using zebrafish embryo -- Chapter 5. Change of HDL by food ingredient -- 5-1.Fructose and apoA-I -- 5-2.Fructose and impairment of HDL functionality -- 5-3.Artificial sweeteners and apoA-I -- 5-4.Artificial sweeteners (aspartame, saccharin) and HDL -- 5-5.Aldoketohexoses and HDL -- 5-6.Iron and HDL -- 5-7.Trans fat and HDL -- 5-8.Salt and HDL 576 p -- Summary and perspectives
    Abstract: This book is the first of two volumes that offer a comprehensive, up-to-date account of current knowledge regarding high-density lipoprotein (HDL), the changes that occur in HDL under different conditions, the clinical applications of HDL, and means of enhancing HDL functionality. HDL comprises a diverse group of lipoproteins and its composition and metabolism are dynamic. In this volume, the focus is on the changes observed in HDL under different health statuses, with particular attention to the functional and structural correlations of HDL and apolipoprotein A-1. The impacts of a wide variety of factors on HDL are examined in depth, covering, for example, diet, exercise, smoking, age, diverse diseases, and different forms of environmental pollution. It has long been known that HDL has anti-atherosclerotic and antidiabetic properties, and more recently its anti-aging activities have been recognized. These benefits of HDL are highly dependent on its lipids, proteins, apolipoproteins, and enzymes, and specifically their composition and ratios. In documenting the latest knowledge in this field, this volume will be of interest to both researchers and clinicians
    Pages: XXIV, 383 p. 244 illus. : online resource.
    ISBN: 9789811373879
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