apolipoprotein


apolipoprotein
The protein component of serum lipoproteins. Small proteins containing multiple copies of the kringle domain.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Apolipoprotein E — (APOE) is an apoprotein found in the chylomicron that binds to a specific receptor on liver cells and peripheral cells. It is essential for the normal catabolism of triglyceride rich lipoprotein constituents.cite web | title = Entrez Gene: APOE… …   Wikipedia

  • Apolipoprotein D — Apolipoprotein D, also known as APOD, is a human gene.cite web | title = Entrez Gene: APOD apolipoprotein D| url = http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?Db=gene Cmd=ShowDetailView TermToSearch=347| accessdate = ] PBB Summary section title =… …   Wikipedia

  • Apolipoprotein C3 — Apolipoprotein C III is a very low density lipoprotein (VLDL) protein. APOC3 inhibits lipoprotein lipase and hepatic lipase; it is thought to delay catabolism of triglyceride rich particles. The APOA1, APOC3 and APOA4 genes are closely linked in… …   Wikipedia

  • Apolipoprotein A1 — Apolipoprotein A I, also known as APOA1, is a human gene.The protein encoded by this gene is an apolipoprotein. It is the major protein component of high density lipoprotein (HDL) in plasma. The protein promotes cholesterol efflux from tissues to …   Wikipedia

  • Apolipoprotein B — (APOB) is the primary apolipoprotein of low density lipoproteins (LDL or bad cholesterol ), which is responsible for carrying cholesterol to tissues. While it is unclear exactly what functional role APOB plays in LDL, it is the primary… …   Wikipedia

  • Apolipoprotein E — Bändermodell der Aminosäuren 1 191 des Apolipoprotein E4 nach PDB  …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Apolipoprotein A1 — Zwei ApoA1 Moleküle (lila Bänder) im Komplex mit Cholesterin (orange Kalotten) und Phospholip …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Apolipoprotein H — (Apo H), previously known as (β2 glycoprotein I, beta 2 glycoprotein I), is a multifunctional apolipoprotein. One of its functions is to bind cardiolipin. When bound the structure of cardiolipin and Apo H both undergo large changes in… …   Wikipedia

  • Apolipoprotein — Als Apolipoproteine (Apo von griechisch άπό: Ab , Weg ) bezeichnet man den Proteinanteil der Lipoproteine (u. a. Chylomikronen, VLDL, LDL, IDL, HDL), der die wasserunlöslichen Lipide im Blut transportiert. Die Apolipoproteine bilden zusammen mit… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Apolipoprotein — Apolipoproteins are proteins that bind to fats (lipids). They form lipoproteins, which transport dietary fats through the bloodstream. Dietary fats are digested in the intestine and carried to the liver. Fats are also synthesized in the liver… …   Wikipedia

  • Apolipoprotein C2 — protein Name=apolipoprotein C II caption= width= HGNCid=609 Symbol=APOC2 AltSymbols= EntrezGene=344 OMIM=608083 RefSeq=NM 000483 UniProt=P02655 PDB= ECnumber= Chromosome=19 Arm=q Band=13.2 LocusSupplementaryData=Apolipoprotein C2 is an… …   Wikipedia


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