Cholesterol

Cholesterol and blood lipids

Learn more about cholesterol and blood lipids including fatty acids, tryglycerides, phospholipids and lipoproteins that transport biological compounds between tissues.

How lipids move

The process entails transport of biological compounds between tissues.

HDL and LDL

An increased level of HDL cholesterol is associated with a lower risk of coronary heart disease (CHD).

Measure lipoproteins

The lipoproteins (LPs) have historically been the focus of research into the causes of atherosclerosis and coronary artery disease.

Triglycerides

A triglyceride is a molecule formed by three fatty acid chains linked to a molecule of glycerol.

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