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7.343 A Love-Hate Relationship: Cholesterol in Health and Disease

        

7.343 A Love-Hate Relationship: Cholesterol in Health and Disease

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In this class, we will examine cholesterol's role in the cell and in the body as a whole, from its function as a structural component of the membrane to its function in signaling. We will discuss mechanisms of cholesterol sensing, mechanisms of feedback regulation in cells, cholesterol in the brain, cholesterol in the circulation, 'good cholesterol' and 'bad cholesterol,' cholesterol-related human disorders, and the drugs that deal with some of these disorders. This course is one of... More
Material Type: Online Course
Date Added to MERLOT: October 20, 2011
Date Modified in MERLOT: October 20, 2011
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Submitter: Sorel Reisman

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