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CETP activity was determined as the percent transfer of cholesterol ester from HDL-C to apo B-containing lipoproteins.
The plasma level of CETP and hsCRP was measured using a commercial enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) kit (Cusabio; Catalog no: CSB-E08567h and Catalog no: CSB E08617h).
USE OF REGRESSION EQUATIONS TO ESTIMATE HDL SIZE FROM THE HDL-C/ApoA-I RATIO IN STATES OF CETP DEFICIENCY AND PHARMACOLOGICAL INHIBITION
Our images show that CETP is a small (53 kilodaltons) banana-shaped asymmetric molecule with a tapered N-terminal domain and a globular C-terminal domain," Gang Ren, a materials physicist and electron microscopy expert with Berkeley Lab's Molecular Foundry, a DOE nanoscience research center, who led the study.
Unlike the CETP inhibitor torcetrapib, dalcetrapib did not raise blood pressure, providing further reassurance regarding the safety of the compound, Dr.
Specific LXR agonists, synthetic HDLs, HDL function boosting agents (D4F), CETP inhibitors, and novel PPAR agonists are in clinical trials.
In Barzilai's recent work, genetic tests revealed that the very old participants and their offspring were three times as likely as the Jewish control group to have a specific variation in their CETP gene.
CETi-1 induces antibodies against a portion of CETP, the serum protein responsible for this transfer.
Because CETP-inhibition increases the ratio of triglycerides to cholesterol in LDL and VLDL particles, Merck and the DEFINE Steering Committee hypothesized that methods other than Friedewald might more accurately measure LDL-C when lowered by CETP inhibitors.
This approach was repeated to establish cutoff values for the peptides studied (peptides from apoB100, apoE, apoC-II, apoC-III, CETP, and PCSK9), which are listed in online Supplemental Table 1.
PARIS--The investigational cholesteryl ester transfer protein inhibitor dalcetrapib increased HDL cholesterol without the toxic effects that have raised safety concerns over the use of CETP inhibitors as a cardiovascular therapy.
When compared with placebo at 24 weeks, once-daily anacetrapib increased HDL levels from 40 mg/dL to 101 mg/dL and decreased LDL levels by 40% from 81 mg/dL to 45 mg/dL in the double-blind phase III Determining the Efficacy and Tolerability of CETP Inhibition With Anacetrapib (DEFINE) trial.
The favourable CETP gene variant increases blood levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) - the so-called good cholesterol - and also results in larger-than-average HDL and low-density lipoprotein (LDL) particles.
The Much-Anticipated Arrival of CETP Inhibitors is Expected to Begin in 2014 With the Launch of Roche/Japan Tobacco's Dalcetrapib, According to Findings from Decision Resources
He also asked him to submit work plan devised in consultation with the SITE Association Kotri for running the CETP.