from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun biochemistry Any of several
hydroxyderivatives of cholesterol, some of which are metabolicintermediates
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Help support Wordnik (and make this page ad-free) by adopting the word hydroxycholesterol.
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.
Photo food diary Saturday Dec 6, 2008 | The Blog of Michael R. Eades, M.D.
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.
Strauss, J.F.; Adashi, E, Y.: A novel nonhepatic hydroxycholesterol 7a - hydroxylase that is markedly stimulated by interleukin-1b.
Homo sapiens [6, 7, 17] Mesocricetus auratus (golden syrian hamster, 3fold higher activity in males compared to females ; sucrose-rich diet reduces enzyme activity to 25% )  3 Reaction and Specificity Catalyzed reaction cholesterol + NADPH + H+ + O2 = 7a-hydroxycholesterol + NADP+ +
< 1-4 > [1-19]) [1-19] P 7a-hydroxycholesterol + NADP+ + H2 O < 1-4 >
Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.