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Cholesterol Efflux Assay

Cholesterol Efflux Assay

Article DOI: 10.3791/3810
March 6th, 2012


Summary March 6th, 2012

The cholesterol assay is designed to quantitate the rate of cholesterol efflux from cultured cells and the capacity of plasma acceptors to accept cholesterol released from cells. The assay consists of labelling cells with cholesterol, equilibration of cholesterol among intracellular pools and release of cholesterol to an extracellular acceptor.

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