Between 1950 and 1970, Fredrickson and his colleagues identified five major types of hereditary abnormalities in the way in
which the body processes lipids such as fat and cholesterol (lipid metabolism). This was a major advance in our understanding
of lipid metabolism and the risk it presents for coronary heart disease.
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Fredrickson, Donald S.
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Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
Lipid Metabolism and Genetic Disease, 1953-1974
[Depiction of the state of knowledge about abnormalities in lipid metabolism around 1950] [1970?]