- A hydrophobic cluster at the surface of the human plasma phospholipid transfer protein is critical for activity on high density lipoproteinsC Desrumaux
Laboratory for Lipoprotein Chemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ghent, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
J Biol Chem 276:5908-15. 2001..Based on these results, we propose that a functional solvent-exposed hydrophobic cluster in the PLTP molecule specifically contributes to the PLTP transfer activity on HDL substrates...
- Characterization and functional studies of lipoproteins, lipid transfer proteins, and lecithin:cholesterol acyltransferase in CSF of normal individuals and patients with Alzheimer's diseaseN Demeester
Department of Biochemistry, University of Gent, B 9000 Gent, Belgium
J Lipid Res 41:963-74. 2000..CSF lipoproteins induced a significant cholesterol efflux from cultured rat astrocytes, suggesting that they play an active role in maintaining the cholesterol homeostasis in brain cells...