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Title: Plasma lipids and apolipoproteins in a population of Orang Asli ('aborigines') from West Malaysia
Authors: Candlish, J.K. 
Saha, N.
Mak, J.W.
Keywords: apolipoprotein A1
apolipoprotein B
Orang Asli
plasma lipids
Issue Date: 1997
Source: Candlish, J.K., Saha, N., Mak, J.W. (1997). Plasma lipids and apolipoproteins in a population of Orang Asli ('aborigines') from West Malaysia. Atherosclerosis 129 (1) : 49-51. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: Plasma total cholesterol (TC), triglycerides (TG), high density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDLC) and apolipoproteins A1 (apo A1) and B (apo B) were measured in a sample of subjects from the Semai tribe of Orang Asli in peninsular Malaysia. They appeared to exhibit the lowest TC ever recorded (1.6 for males and 1.9 mmol/l for females) and relatively high TG (1.4 mmol/l for males and 1.5 mmol/l for females) (means for the whole sample). There was little apparent ageing gradient in any of the plasma analytes, but the group of men aged 21-40 had lower HDLC than the corresponding female group. Both low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDLC) (calculated) and HDLC as well as their corresponding apolipoproteins were correspondingly very low. There was a significant correlation between apo AI and HDLC in both sexes.
Source Title: Atherosclerosis
ISSN: 00219150
DOI: 10.1016/S0021-9150(96)06013-3
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