The association of fasting plasma amino acids with serum lipids was studied in 23 healthy human male subjects with ages ranging from 31 to 62 years (45+9, meant SD). There were 12 normocholesterolemic (serum cholesterol = 183+17 mg/dL) and 11 hypercholesterolemic (271+27 mg/dL) subjects. Venous blood samples were drawn three times at weekly intervals. Plasma amino acids were determined by ion-exchange chromatography, and serum cholesterol and triglycerides by enzymatic methods. Hypercholesterolemic subjects had significantly higher lysine and lower serine levels than normocholesterolemic subjects (p
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Gerald W. Shavlik
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Hypercholesterolemia; Lipids -- metabolism; Amino Acids -- metabolism
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Mendiola, Helen G., "Fasting Plasma Amino Acids in Relation to Serum Lipids in Human Male Subjects" (1987). Loma Linda University Electronic Theses, Dissertations & Projects. 964.
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