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Elliott & Elliott: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 4e

Chapter 10

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Glycogen synthesis

Alonso, M. D., Lomako, J., Lomako, W. M., and Whelan, W. J. (1995). A new look at the biogenesis of glycogen. FASEB J., 9, 1126-37.

The role of glycogenin

Van Schaftingen, E., Detheux, M., and Da Cunha, M. V. (1994). Short-term control of glucokinase activity: role of a regulatory protein. FASEB J., 8, 414-19.
Describes the occurrence, properties, and control of this enzyme.

Lipid transport and lipoproteins

Nilsson-Ehle, P., Garfinkel, A. S., and Schotz, M. C. (1980). Lipolytic enzymes and plasma lipoprotein metabolism. Annu. Rev. Biochem., 49, 667-93 [DOI: 10.1146/annurev.bi.49.070180.003315].
General summary of lipoproteins, including useful information at the physiological level.

Gannon, B. and Nedergaard, J. (1985). The biochemistry of an inefficient tissue. Essays Biochem., 20, 110-64.
Deals with heat production by brown fat cells.

Angelin, B. and Gibbons, G. (1993). Lipid metabolism. Curr. Opin. Lipidol.. 4, 171-6 [DOI: 10.1097/00041433-199306000-00001].
Overview of lipoproteins

Tall, A. (1995). Plasma lipid transfer proteins. Annu. Rev. Biochem., 64, 235-57 [DOI: 10.1146/annurev.bi.64.070195.001315].
Comprehensive review of cholesterol ester transport protein (CETP), lipid transport, and forward and reverse cholesterol transport between liver and extrahepatic tissues.

Osborne, T. E. (1997). Cholesterol homeostasis: clipping out a slippery regulator. Curr. Biol., 7, R172-4 [DOI: 10.1016/S0960-9822(97)70081-2].
Describes an unusual control of cholesterol synthesis

Gura, T. (1999). Gene linked to faulty cholesterol transport. Science, 285, 814-15 [DOI: 10.1126/science.285.5429.814] [PubMed: 10454927].
A short informative report on the discovery of the way in which cholesterol is removed from cells. The work relates to cholesterol transport out of cells and Tangier disease.

Redgrave, T. G. (1999). Chylomicrons. Chapter 3 in Lipoproteins in Health and Disease, edited by Betteridge, D., Illingworth, R., and Shepherd, J., ISBN: 0340552697, Oxford University Press.

Ballantyne, C. M. (2003). Current and future aims of lipid-lowering therapy: changing paradigms and lessons from the Heart Protection Study on standards of efficacy and safety. Am. J. Cardiol., 92, 3K-9K [DOI: 10.1016/S0002-9149(03)00768-9].

Brewer, H. B. and Santamarina-Fogo, S. (2003). Clinical significance of high-density lipoproteins and the development of atherosclerosis: focus on the role of adenosine triphosphate-binding cassette protein A1 transporter. Am. J. Cardiol., 92, 10K-16K [DOI: 10.1016/S0002-9149(03)00769-0].

Huff, M. W. (2003). Dietary cholesterol, cholesterol absorption, postprandial lipemia and atherosclerosis. Can. J. Clin. Pharmacol., 10 (Suppl. A), 26A-32A.

Borst, P. and Elferink, R. O. (2002). Mammalian ABC transporters in health and disease. Annu. Rev. Biochem., 71, 537-92 [DOI: 10.1146/annurev.biochem.71.102301.093055].

Rader, D. J. (2003). Regulation of reverse cholesterol transport and clinical implications. Am. J. Cardiol., 92, 42-9 [DOI: 10.1016/S0002-9149(03)00615-5].

Attie, A. D. (2007). ABCA1: at the nexus of cholesterol, HDL and atherosclerosis. Trends Biochem. Sci., 32, 172-9 [DOI: 10.1016/j.tibs.2007.02.001].
Reviews removal of cholesterol from cells and formation of HDL particles.