Document Type

Patent

Publication Date

2-18-2003

Abstract

A method is provided for suppressing atherogenesis in which a cholesterol 20-hydroperoxide is administered, which is preferably one or both of the novel compounds: 20(R)-hydroperoxy-25-hydrocholesterol and 29(S)-hydroperoxy-25-hydrocholesterol 20(R)-hydroperoxy-25 hydrocholesterol and 20(S)-hydroperoxy-25-hydrocholesterol are administered. The compositions 20(R)-hydroperoxy-25-hydrocholesterol and 20(S)-hydroperoxy-25-hydrocholesterol are also provided.

Patent Number

US RE37,999 E

Assignee

Iowa State University Research Foundation, Inc.

Application Number

US 07/829,945

Date Filed

2-3-1992

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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