Review Volume 14, Issue 3 pp 1549—1561

Cholesterol metabolism in aging simultaneously altered in liver and nervous system


Figure 2. HDL promotes the reverse transport of cholesterol (CHO), a process by which cholesterol (CHO) is removed from peripheral tissues and delivered to the liver for elimination in the feces. The excretion of cholesterol by the liver, in the form of bile acids, is an important form of elimination of cholesterol from the body.