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A LIMA1 variant promotes low plasma LDL cholesterol and decreases intestinal cholesterol absorption

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Science  08 Jun 2018:
Vol. 360, Issue 6393, pp. 1087-1092
DOI: 10.1126/science.aao6575

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vol. 360 no. 6393 1087-1092

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  • Received for publication August 13, 2017
  • Resubmitted February 7, 2018
  • Accepted for publication April 17, 2018

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  1. Ying-Yu Zhang1,2,*,
  2. Zhen-Yan Fu3,*,
  3. Jian Wei2,*,
  4. Wei Qi4,
  5. Gulinaer Baituola3,
  6. Jie Luo2,
  7. Ya-Jie Meng3,
  8. Shu-Yuan Guo4,5,
  9. Huiyong Yin4,5,
  10. Shi-You Jiang2,
  11. Yun-Feng Li2,
  12. Hong-Hua Miao1,
  13. Yong Liu2,
  14. Yan Wang2,
  15. Bo-Liang Li1,
  16. Yi-Tong Ma3,,
  17. Bao-Liang Song2,
  1. 1The State Key Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai 200031, China.
  2. 2Hubei Key Laboratory of Cell Homeostasis, College of Life Sciences, Institute for Advanced Studies, Wuhan University, Wuhan 430072, China.
  3. 3State Key Laboratory of Pathogenesis, Prevention and Treatment of High Incidence Diseases in Central Asia, Heart Center, First Affiliated Hospital of Xinjiang Medical University, Urumqi 830054, Xinjiang, China.
  4. 4School of Life Science and Technology, ShanghaiTech University, Shanghai 200031, China.
  5. 5Institute for Nutritional Sciences, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai 200031, China.
  1. Corresponding author. Email: myt-xj{at} (Y.-T.M.); blsong{at} (B.-L.S.)
  1. * These authors contributed equally to this work.


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