Observations on the Fate of Ingested Cholesterol in Man
Tritium-labeled Cholesterol has been used to study several aspects of exogenous cholesterol metabolism in man. The rate and magnitude of the appearance of ingested cholesterol in the various blood compartments has been followed. Fecal excretion of the labeling material was measured. Cholesterol of dietary origin was demonstrated in a human atherosclerotic aorta.
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