JOHN GARB, M.D.
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For a clearer understanding of this paper it is thought advisable to give a review of the present conception of fat metabolism with special reference to fat digestion or absorption and some of the essential data on lipids as related to lipid diseases in general and xanthoma diabeticorum in particular. The terms lipid, lipin and lipoid as used today are synonymous, and include the triglycerides of the fatty acids, cholesterol and cholesterol esters, the phospholipins or phosphatides, the cerebrosides, lipochromes and other fat-containing pigments, such as lipofuscin.
It is now the generally accepted view that hydrolysis of the
GARB J. LIPID METABOLISM IN RELATION TO XANTHOMA DIABETICORUM WITH A RECOMMENDATION FOR A NEW NOMENCLATURE1. Ann Intern Med. 1943;19:241–252. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-19-2-241
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1943;19(2):241-252.
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