LEMUEL C. MCGEE, PH.D., M.D.
Biochemical studies in the metabolism of sterols have resulted in the accumulation of a vast amount of information concerning sterol content (usually recorded as cholesterol, either free or combined) of foodstuff, blood, tissues in general, and excretions. Little of this information can as yet be taken as fitting evidence in a hypothesis of the function of and intermediary metabolism of cholesterol. Clinical studies for a score of years have been appearing at an increasing rate until at present there are available blood cholesterol figures for the majority of diseases. Yet there is little diagnostic or prognostic information obtained from a
MCGEE LC. BLOOD CHOLESTEROL IN DISTURBANCES OF THE BASAL METABOLIC RATE1. Ann Intern Med. ;9:728–738. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-9-6-728
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1935;9(6):728-738.
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