VLDL
noun Etymology: very low-density lipoprotein Date: 1977 a plasma lipoprotein that is produced primarily by the liver with lesser amounts contributed by the intestine, that contains relatively large amounts of triglycerides compared to protein, and that leaves a residue of cholesterol in the tissues during the process of conversion to LDL — compare HDL

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  • VLDL — bioquím. Siglas del término inglés Very Low Density Lipoproteins, lipoproteínas de muy baja densidad, también denominadas quilomicrones. (Ver lipoproteína.) Medical Dictionary. 2011 …   Diccionario médico

  • VLDL — [Abk. für engl. very low density lipoproteins = Lipoproteine sehr niedriger Dichte]: ↑ Lipoprotein …   Universal-Lexikon

  • VLDL — Very low density lipoproteins …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • VLDL — Very low density lipoprotein (VLDL) ist ein Bestandteil des Blutplasmas, und dient dem Transport von Triglyceriden, Cholesterin und Phospholipiden von der Leber zu den Geweben. Auf seinem Weg wandelt es sich durch Abgabe der Triglyceride von VLDL …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • VLDL — noun large lipoproteins rich in triglycerides; VLDLs circulate through the blood giving up their triglycerides to fat and muscle tissue until the VLDL remnants are modified and converted into LDL • Syn: ↑very low density lipoprotein • Hypernyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • VLDL — Lipoprotéine de très basse densité Les VLDL (Very Low Density Lipoprotein, lipoprotéine de très basse densité) sont des lipoprotéines responsables du transfert des lipides endogènes de leur lieu de synthèse, le foie vers les tissus. Densité (par… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • VLDL — (= very low density lipoprotein) Plasma lipoproteins with density of 0.94 1.006 gm cm 3 ; made by the liver. Transport triacylglycerols to adipose tissue. Apoproteins B, C and E are found in VLDL. Protein content, about 10%, much lower than in… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • VLDL — Abbreviation for very low density lipoprotein. See lipoprotein. * * * very low density lipoprotein * * * VLDL vē el dē el n a plasma lipoprotein that is produced primarily by the liver with lesser amounts contributed by the intestine, that… …   Medical dictionary

  • VLDL — Biochem. very low density lipoprotein: a plasma lipoprotein with a high lipid content, associated with atherosclerosis. * * * …   Universalium

  • VLDL — Very Low Density Lipoprotein (Medical » Physiology) Very Low Density Lipoprotein (Medical » Laboratory) Very Low Density Lipoprotein (Medical » Human Genome) Very Low Density Lipoprotein (Miscellaneous » Food) …   Abbreviations dictionary

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