Figure 2

Figure 2 : 

Possible explanations for the effects of nicotinic acid on lipoprotein profile and protective mechanisms. apo: apolipoprotein; ATP: adenosine triphosphate; CE: cholesterol ester; CETP: cholesteryl ester transfer protein; DGAT: diacylglycerol acyltransferase; HCAR: hydroxycarboxylic acid receptor; HDL: high-density lipoprotein; LDL: low-density lipoprotein; MCP: monocyte chemoattractant protein; P2Y13 : purinergic receptor 13; TG: triglycerides; VCAM: vascular cellular adhesion molecule; VLDL: very-low-density lipoprotein.