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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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The apolipoprotein (Apo) superfamily, as a group of potentially modifiable biomarkers in clinical practice, is of increasing significance in the diagnosis, evaluation, and prognosis of PD.
Physiological Function of Apolipoproteins and Atherosclerosis.
We aimed to assess genetic variations in exon 29 of apolipoprotein B (ApoB) gene in FH patients from 10 affected families of Punjab origin.
Hence, numerous prospective cohorts have found significant associations for non-fasting lipids, lipoproteins, and apolipoproteins with cardiovascular disease risk, and several landmark clinical trials of statin therapy have used non-fasting lipids for trial entry criteria and for monitoring the efficacy of lipid-lowering therapy.
Tree nut consumption--almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, hazelnuts, macadamias, pecans, pine nuts, pistachios, and walnuts--was found to lower total cholesterol, LDL ("bad") cholesterol, apolipoprotein (ApoB), and triglycerides, said lead author Liana Del Gobbo, PhD, a researcher in cardiovascular medicine at Stanford University who conducted the study as a research fellow at Tufts' Friedman School.
Genetic polymorphism of the E apolipoprotein in school age children: comparison with levels of plasma lipids and apolipoproteins.
The clear serum was taken immediately for the analysis of glucose while lipid profile and apolipoprotein were either run immediately or run after 24 hrs.
In rheumatic heart disease group apolipoprotein B, alpha-2-macroglobulin, ceruloplasmin and immunoglobulin heavy chain were found to be significantly elevated compared to control subjects.
Association of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol with incident cardiovascular events in women, by low-density lipoprotein cholesterol and apolipoprotein B100 Levels: a cohort study.
Content of apolipoproteins A-1, B determined on the biochemical autoanalyzer "Daytona" (RANDOX, UK), using particle-enhanced turbidimetric immunoassay, using a monospecific antibody to human apoB.
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.