apolipoprotein


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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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Recently, some studies have found that apolipoprotein E (ApoE), ApoA1, ApoD, and ApoJ play important roles in the initiation, progression, and prognosis of PD.
Q What is apolipoprotein B, and what can it tell me about my cardiovascular risk?
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Apolipoprotein E (ApoE) as the main carrier of lipids in the brain is thought to be especially important for repair mechanisms in the central nervous system (CNS) (1-3).
Key words: Familial hypercholesterolemia, Apolipoprotein B, autosomal dominant, polymorphism, risk assessment.
Kynamro is an oligonucleotide inhibitor of apolipoprotein B-100 synthesis.
Apolipoproteins A and B are risk indicators of coronary heart disease and targets for lipid-modifying therapy, such as statins.
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We had documented in a general population that high apolipoprotein (apo) A-I concentrations, presumably rendered to lack anti-inflammatory and atheroprotective activities, significantly predicted type-2 diabetes independent of waist circumference and other relevant confounders (1).
Secondary measures included VLDL cholesterol, apolipoprotein A-I, and apolipoprotein B.