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apolipoprotein

[¦a·pō¦li·pō′prō‚tēn]
(biochemistry)
A protein that combines with a lipid to form a lipoprotein.
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Reference intervals for plasma apolipoprotein B determined with a standardized commercial immunoturbidimetric assay: results from the Framingham Offspring Study.
Association of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol with incident cardiovascular events in women, by low-density lipoprotein cholesterol and apolipoprotein B100 Levels: a cohort study.
Fasting and nonfasting lipid levels: influence of normal food intake on lipids, lipoproteins, apolipoproteins, and cardiovascular risk prediction.
Apo E receptors and its functions in the CNS: Of the two major apolipoproteins found in the cerebro spinal fluid (CSF), apo E can associate with a number of extracellular molecules and bind to four major CNS apo E receptors, VLDLR, Apo ER2, LDLR and LRP.
The research showed that analysing "good" cholesterol - or high-density lipoprotein (HDL) in conjunction with LDL was just as informative as testing for apolipoproteins AI and B.
In cord blood, all well-characterized adult apolipoproteins with reduced apo-B have been reported [4].
In its 5th year, this conference provides cutting-edge data on cholesterol efflux, transfer proteins, scavenger receptors, nuclear receptors, hepatic lipase, ABCA1 and apolipoprotein A.
Five major types of apolipoproteins are outlined below:
High levels of apolipoproteins have already been shown to be linked with increased risk of heart attack.
We examined the influence of normal food intake on the concentrations of lipids, lipoproteins, and apolipoproteins in individuals with and without diabetes.
The Apolipoproteins and associated sub-classes are components of the emerging risk factors.