cholesterol

Robert Luly luly at netcom.com
Wed Jan 4 17:28:44 EST 1995


Thomas Holeva (tholeva at bu.edu) wrote:
: Can anyone point me to some info on this supposed link
: between low cholesterol levels in the blood and an old age 'gene'.
: I heard something on this ahile back and am interested in knowing more.

: Thanks,
: Tom
The only thing I recall ( other than the usual "lower is better" but not 
associated with genes) is about higher HDL in some Itialian family being 
caused by a gene and this family all lived to a very old age. Look for 
Apo Milano.




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