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The authors have made an ambitious attempt in this small monograph to cover the entire field of plasma lipoproteins and lipids including the historical background; methods for lipoprotein analysis; the characterization, transport, and metabolism of lipoproteins; the altered plasma lipids in various physiological and pathological states and in the use of hypolipidemic diets and drugs. In this reviewer's opinion, they have achieved their purpose most admirably.
One would expect to encounter a number of problems in writing a book on a subject such as lipoproteins. Among these are the extensiveness of old and current literature on the subject, the feasibility
Lipoprotein Chemistry in Health and Disease.. Ann Intern Med. 1963;58:562. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-58-3-562_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1963;58(3):562.
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