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The levels of lipids, lipoproteins and apolipoproteins in healthy people in the central region of the Black Sea.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10611907     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Lipids, lipoproteins and apolipoproteins are among the risk factors for the most serious health problem of the age--coronary artery disease (CAD). They vary from country to country, from area to area within a country, depending on genetic, environmental, dietary and many other factors. Our aim was to determine the levels of lipids, lipoproteins and apolipoproteins in healthy people in the central Black Sea region of Turkey. Subjects included 1348 volunteers (682 women, 666 men) referred to the Medical Faculty hospital from the study area. The population consisted of healthy people or those whose disease was not affecting the metabolism of lipids. Cholesterol, triglyceride and HDL-cholesterol levels in the obtained serum samples were measured spectrophotometrically, while apolipoprotein A-I, apolipoprotein B, apolipoprotein E and lipoprotein(a) levels were measured nephelometrically. The levels of lipid parameters were as follows: total cholesterol for men was 4.22 +/- 1.00 mmol/l (mean arithmetic +/- SD), triglyceride 1.20 mmol/l (0.30-4.44) [geometric mean (range)], HDL-cholesterol 0.88 +/- 0.22 mmol/l, LDL-cholesterol 2.69 +/- 0.85 mmol/l, apolipoprotein A-I 1.26 +/- 0.22 mmol/l apolipoprotein B 1.12 +/- 0.32 mmol/l, apolipoprotein E 0.037 +/- 0.012 mmol/l and lipoprotein(a) 0.25 g/l (0.03-2.75); total cholesterol for women was 4.53 +/- 1.00 mmol/l, triglyceride 1.05 mmol/l (0.28-4.50), HDL-cholesterol 1.08 +/- 0.26 mmol/l, LDL-cholesterol 2.87 +/- 0.88 mmol/l, apolipoprotein A-I 1.45 +/- 0.25 mmol/l, apolipoprotein B 1.11 +/- 0.31 mmol/l, apolipoprotein E 0.039 +/- 0.011 mmol/l and lipoprotein(a) 0.22 g/l (0.03 2.16). In conclusion, our study in four different regions in Turkey reflected that the people living in the central Black Sea region are less vulnerable to the risk of CAD, although at a relatively higher risk compared to some other countries.
Authors:
B Adam; C Talu; A Bedir; M Alvur; O Sağkan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Japanese heart journal     Volume:  40     ISSN:  0021-4868     ISO Abbreviation:  Jpn Heart J     Publication Date:  1999 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-01-05     Completed Date:  2000-01-05     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401175     Medline TA:  Jpn Heart J     Country:  JAPAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  427-34     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Aged
Apolipoproteins / blood*
Apolipoproteins A / blood
Apolipoproteins B / blood
Apolipoproteins E / blood
Blood Pressure / physiology
Female
Humans
Lipids / blood*
Lipoproteins / blood*
Male
Middle Aged
Turkey
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Apolipoproteins; 0/Apolipoproteins A; 0/Apolipoproteins B; 0/Apolipoproteins E; 0/Lipids; 0/Lipoproteins

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