Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ., 21 January 2004
Vol. 2004, Issue 3, p. nf9
[DOI: 10.1126/sageke.2004.3.nf9]

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Lipid-Control Allies

New artery-cleaning agents might provide statin backup

Shawne Neeper

http://sageke.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/2004/3/nf9

Abstract: The number of tools to fight heart disease could be mushrooming. Two fungal compounds slow down artery-clogging lipid buildup in mice, a new study finds, and they work through a different pathway than current treatments do. The drugs could reinforce existing therapy or take over when other medicines fail.

Citation: S. Neeper, Lipid-Control Allies. Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ. 2004 (3), nf9 (2004).

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