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Figure 1: Cholesterol and lipoprotein metabolism. (1) Cholesterol transport from the liver to peripheral tissues; (2) Reverse cholesterol transport from peripheral tissues and macrophages to the liver. ER: endoplasmic reticulum, CYP7A1: cholesterol 7-hydroxylase, CYP8B1: sterol 12-hydroxylase, CYP27A1: sterol 27-hydroxylase, CA: cholic acid, BACS: bile acid CoA synthase, CDCA: chenodeoxycholic acid, DCA: deoxycholic acid, LCA: lithocholic acid, UDCA: ursodeoxycholic acid, CYP7B1: oxysterol 7-hydroxylase

Figure 1: Cholesterol and lipoprotein metabolism. (1) Cholesterol transport from the liver to peripheral tissues; (2) Reverse cholesterol transport from peripheral tissues and macrophages to the liver. ER: endoplasmic reticulum, CYP7A1: cholesterol 7-hydroxylase, CYP8B1: sterol 12-hydroxylase, CYP27A1: sterol 27-hydroxylase, CA: cholic acid, BACS: bile acid CoA synthase, CDCA: chenodeoxycholic acid, DCA: deoxycholic acid, LCA: lithocholic acid, UDCA: ursodeoxycholic acid, CYP7B1: oxysterol 7-hydroxylase