Lecture 2-14 ntr sec2 - 90% in membrane 2. Component of...

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Lecture 2-14 Atherosclerosis Definition- process where plaque builds up in arteries Arteriosclerosis is hardening and loss of elasticity of artery walls General term Cerebrovascular Disease vs. Stroke Stroke – blockage or rupture of blood vessel Hemorrhagic – cerebral; brain bleeds into space between brain and skull from rupture of artery High intake of omega – 3 F.A. Ischemia – blood clot (embolus) interruption of blood flow 5 Things cholesterol does 1. Cell membranes – comp. of lipid layer.
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Unformatted text preview: 90% in membrane 2. Component of bile acid 3. Used to make hormones 4. Excreted in Feces 5. Accumulation in blood vessels Fat Digestion Exogenous dietary fat coming in Endogenous dietary fat, cholesterol produced in liver VLDL very low density lipoprotein FH. Familial Hypercholesterolemia Both alleles inherited Genetic defect LOL receptor cant take it out of blood Total Cholesterol = HDL + LDL + VLOL Pg. 622 risk factors...
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course NTR 311 taught by Professor Lydiasteinman during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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