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UP-REGULATION OF LDL RECEPTORS

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UP-REGULATION OF LDL RECEPTORS

1. When dietary cholesterol + saturated fats are low.
2. Estrogen.
3. Thyroxine.
4. Statins (HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors).
5. Decreased bile uptake from intestines (with bile acid resins).


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REFERENCES

1. Wilkinson, I. (2017). Oxford handbook of clinical medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2. Hannaman, R. A., Bullock, L., Hatchell, C. A., & Yoffe, M. (2016). Internal medicine review core curriculum, 2017-2018. CO Springs, CO: MedStudy.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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