TY - CHAP A1 - Kaustubh Bora A2 - Probodh Borah ED1 - Turgay Isbir Y1 - 2017-03-29 PY - 2017 T1 - Plasma Lipoproteins as Crucial Components of Host Defence Against Infections N2 - Lipoproteins have key roles in human growth and development, along with promoting, preventing, and/or participating in the pathogenesis or in the treatment of various diseases. This book presents a systematic and comprehensive review about the structure and metabolism of lipoproteins, particularly highlighting the crucial role of those molecules in the body and considering the interest of some lipids in healthy and diseased conditions. This book aims to provide integrative approach to understand the lipoprotein metabolism. Distinguished international experts contributed six chapters about the genetic variations, plasma lipoprotein components, and molecular relationship of lipoproteins with cognition and obesity. BT - Advances in Lipoprotein Research SP - Ch. 5 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/67601 DO - 10.5772/67601 SN - 978-953-51-3048-2 PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-09-27 ER -