(apo) Type: Term Pronunciation: ap′ō-lip′ō-prō′tēn Definitions: 1. The protein component of any lipoprotein complexes that is a normal constituent of plasma chylomicrons, HDL, LDL, and VLDL in humans.
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The protein component of serum lipoproteins. Small proteins containing multiple copies of the kringle domain.
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<biochemistry, protein> The protein component of serum lipoproteins. Small proteins containing multiple copies of the kringle domain. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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(ap″o-lip″o-pro´tēn) a nonlipid protein portion occurring in plasma lipoproteins; there are five families of apolipoproteins, grouped into four classes according to function, A, B, C, and E (the former apolipoprotein D has now been placed in class A). Apolipoproteins play a role in...
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(from the article `lipid`) The nine classes of apoproteins listed in the table are synthesized in the mucosal cells of the intestine and in the liver, with the liver accounting ...
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apolipoprotein Any of the protein constituents of lipoproteins; grouped by function in four classes.
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Apolipoproteins are proteins that bind lipids (oil-soluble substances such as fat and cholesterol) to form lipoproteins and transport the lipids through the lymphatic and circulatory systems. The lipid components of lipoproteins are not soluble in water; however, because of their detergent-like (am...
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