apolipoprotein

apolipoprotein
noun Date: 1970 a protein that combines with a lipid to form a lipoprotein — often used with a letter or letter and number

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  • 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 — The protein component of any lipoprotein complexes that is a normal constituent of plasma chylomicrons, HDL, LDL, and VLDL in humans. a. A I an a. found in HDL and chylomicrons. It is an activator of LCAT and a ligand for the HDL receptor. A… …   Medical dictionary

  • apolipoprotein — ¦apə, ¦apōˌ noun Etymology: apo + lipoprotein : a protein that combines with a lipid to form a lipoprotein often used with a letter or letter and number * * * /ap euh lip euh proh teen, tee in, luy peuh /, n. Biochem. the lipid free protein… …   Useful english dictionary

  • apolipoprotein — The protein component of serum lipoproteins. Small proteins containing multiple copies of the kringle domain …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • apolipoprotein — /ap euh lip euh proh teen, tee in, luy peuh /, n. Biochem. the lipid free protein portion of a lipoprotein. [APO + LIPOPROTEIN] * * * …   Universalium

  • apolipoprotein — noun Any protein that can bind with a lipid to form a lipoprotein …   Wiktionary

  • Apolipoprotein — Apo|lipo|protei̱n [↑apo... u. ↑Lipoprotein] s; s, e: Eiweißstrukturelement des ↑Lipoproteins; Kurzbez.: Apo …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • apolipoprotein — apo·lipoprotein …   English syllables

  • apolipoprotein — n. any one of a family of proteins that form the protein components of lipoproteins, which transport hydrophobic lipid molecules in the plasma. Individual members of the family are designated by the abbreviation ‘Apo’ followed by a capital letter …   The new mediacal dictionary

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