Cholesterol Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Cholesterol.

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Encyclopedia Articles (6)

718 words, approx. 3 pages
Cholesterol Cholesterol is one of the most common steroids and is found in almost all animal body tissues, particularly the nervous system, liver, kidneys, and skin. It forms part of cell membranes. C... Read more
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Cholesterol Cholesterol (sometimes also known as cholesterin) is the principle sterol (an ester of a fatty acid and an aromatic (ring structure) alcohol) found in all animal tissues. The name comes fr... Read more
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Cholesterol Test The cholesterol test is a way of measuring the cholesterol levels in a sample of the patient's blood. Total serum cholesterol (TC) is the measurement routinely taken. Doctors sometime... Read more
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Cholesterol Cholesterol is one of the most common steroids and is found in almost all animal body tissues, particularly the nervous system, liver, kidneys, and skin. It forms part of cell membranes. C... Read more
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Cholesterol A waxy substance in the chemical family of alcohols synthesized in the liver and used by the body to produce bile, hormones, and nerve tissue Cholesterol is a critically important compound... Read more
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Cholesterol Overview Cholesterol (koh-LESS-ter-ol) is also known as cholesterin; cholest-5-3n-3β-ol; 5-cholestin-3-β-ol; 3β-hydroxy-5-cholestene; and 10,13-dimethyl-17-(6-methylhe... Read more