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All are true about Estrogen except (AIIMS Nov 13)
|C||Increases turnover of LDL receptors|
Ans. A Decreases HDL
- Metabolic effects of estrogens include a rise in HDL, rise of triacylglycerol, slight reduction of LDL and that of total cholesterol.
- Estrogens decrease hepatic oxidation of adipose tissue lipid to ketones and increase synthesis of triacylglycerol (BG Katzung’ 10th Edition, pp-658). Increase in triacylglycerol are prominent feature of estrogens.
- Fribrates are the drugs of choice for reducing triacylglycerol .