"Sitosterols" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A family of sterols commonly found in plants and plant oils. Alpha-, beta-, and gamma-isomers have been characterized.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Sitosterols" by people in Profiles.
Valerio M, Awad AB. ß-Sitosterol down-regulates some pro-inflammatory signal transduction pathways by increasing the activity of tyrosine phosphatase SHP-1 in J774A.1 murine macrophages. Int Immunopharmacol. 2011 Aug; 11(8):1012-7.
Alappat L, Valerio M, Awad AB. Effect of vitamin D and ß-sitosterol on immune function of macrophages. Int Immunopharmacol. 2010 Nov; 10(11):1390-6.
Chen J, Batta A, Zheng S, Fitzgibbon WR, Ullian ME, Yu H, Tso P, Salen G, Patel SB. The missense mutation in Abcg5 gene in spontaneously hypertensive rats (SHR) segregates with phytosterolemia but not hypertension. BMC Genet. 2005 Jul 18; 6:40.
Klett EL, Lu K, Kosters A, Vink E, Lee MH, Altenburg M, Shefer S, Batta AK, Yu H, Chen J, Klein R, Looije N, Oude-Elferink R, Groen AK, Maeda N, Salen G, Patel SB. A mouse model of sitosterolemia: absence of Abcg8/sterolin-2 results in failure to secrete biliary cholesterol. BMC Med. 2004 Mar 24; 2:5.
Yu H, Pandit B, Klett E, Lee MH, Lu K, Helou K, Ikeda I, Egashira N, Sato M, Klein R, Batta A, Salen G, Patel SB. The rat STSL locus: characterization, chromosomal assignment, and genetic variations in sitosterolemic hypertensive rats. BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2003 Jun 03; 3:4.
Lee MH, Lu K, Hazard S, Yu H, Shulenin S, Hidaka H, Kojima H, Allikmets R, Sakuma N, Pegoraro R, Srivastava AK, Salen G, Dean M, Patel SB. Identification of a gene, ABCG5, important in the regulation of dietary cholesterol absorption. Nat Genet. 2001 Jan; 27(1):79-83.