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Cholesterol*

Conventional unit: mg/dl
Conversion factor: 0.0259
SI Units: mmol/L
Definition: Cholesterol is a soft, waxy substance found among the lipids in the bloodstream and in all cells. It is used to form cell membranes, some hormones and other tissues.
Usefulness: lipid metabolism

* Affected by hemolysis

6 related papers for Cholesterol

  1. Beland MF, Sehgal PK, Peacock WC.
    Baseline blood chemistry determinations in the squirrel monkey
    Lab Anim Sci. 29 (2) : 195-9. 1979 Apr.
    PubMed ID 110977
     
  2. Herndon JG, Tigges J.
    Hematologic and blood biochemical variables of captive chimpanzees: cross sectional and longitudinal analyses
    Comp Med. 51 (1) : 60-9. 2001 Feb.
    PubMed ID 11926304
     
  3. McClure HM, Keeling ME, Guilloud NB.
    Hematologic and blood chemistry data for the gorilla (Gorilla gorilla)
    Folia Primatol (Basel). 18 (3) : 300-16. 1972.
    PubMed ID 4650701
     
  4. Rosenblum IY, Coulston F.
    Normal range and longitudinal blood chemistry and hematology values in juvenile and adult rhesus monkeys
    Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 5. 401-411. 1981.
    PubMed ID 7318726
     
  5. Smucny DA, Allison DB, Ingram Dk, Roth GS, Kemnitz JW, Kohama SG, Lane MA.
    Changes in blood chemistry and hematology variables during aging in captive rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta)
    J Med Primatol. 30 (3) : 161-73. 2001 Jun.
    PubMed ID 1515672
     
  6. Wolford ST, Schroer RA, Gohs FX, Gallo PP, Brodeck M, Falk HB, Ruhren R.
    Reference range data base for serum chemistry and hematology values in laboratory animals
    J Toxicol Environ Health. 18 (2) : 161-88. 1986.
    PubMed ID 3712484
     

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