Antioxidants and atherosclerosis

Ishwarlal Jialal, Cristina Scaccini

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Abstract

Several lines of evidence support a pro-atherogenic role for oxidized LDL. The most persuasive evidence, however, is that antioxidant feeding can retard the progression of atherosclerosis in animal models. This review focuses on the effect of antioxidants (probucol, α-tocopherol, ascorbate, β-carotene, ubiquinol-10 and flavonoids) on LDL oxidation and atherosclerosis development.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)324-328
Number of pages5
JournalCurrent Opinion in Lipidology
Volume3
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1992
Externally publishedYes

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Jialal, I., & Scaccini, C. (1992). Antioxidants and atherosclerosis. Current Opinion in Lipidology, 3(5), 324-328.