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What does CE stand for?

CE stands for Cholesterol Ester

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It was also found that cholesterol esters (chemically attached fatty acid structures) are the predominant lipid fraction in all plaque types, and that both cholesterol and polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), in particular, abundant parent omega-6, may form oxidized derivatives that are toxic to most types of arterial cells.
Investigators remain puzzled why the investigational cholesterol ester transfer protein inhibitor, which led to unparalleled increases in HDL cholesterol, failed to reduce atheroma volume on carotid ultrasounds.