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apolipoprotein C‐I

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 36 words.

abbr.: ApoC‐I; a component of chylomicrons and very‐low‐density lipoprotein (VLDL), synthesized mainly in liver. It modulates the interaction of

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apolipoprotein C‐II

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 45 words.

abbr.: ApoC‐II; a component of very‐low‐density lipoprotein (VLDL), and an activator of several triacylglycerol lipases. It has a reversible

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apolipoprotein C‐III

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 29 words.

abbr.: ApoC‐III; an apolipoprotein that constitutes 50% of the protein fraction of very‐low‐density lipoprotein. It binds to sugar and

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intermediate-density lipoprotein

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

A class of plasma lipoproteins formed by triglyceride depletion of very low density lipoproteins (VLDL), that contain the same apolipoproteins as VLDL, 24–30% triglycerides, cholesterol,...

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Serum high-density lipoprotein (HDL) inhibits in vitro enterohemolysin (EHly) activity produced by enteropathogenic Escherichia coli

Patricia M.S. Figueirêdo, Cleide F. Catani and Tomomasa Yano.

in FEMS Immunology & Medical Microbiology

August 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Microbiology and Virology; Biotechnology; Genetics and Genomics; Microbiology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 2552 words.

Abstract

Enterohemolysin (EHly) produced by Escherichia coli shows hemolytic activity towards washed erythrocytes from different animal species on blood agar...

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apolipoprotein C-I

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

abbr.: ApoC‐I; a component of chylomicrons and very‐low‐density lipoprotein (VLDL), synthesized mainly in liver. It modulates the interaction of apolipoprotein E with...

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Hypertriglyceridaemia

Paul Nicholls and Ian Young.

in Lipid Disorders

March 2009; p ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine. 1543 words.

Triglyceride (TG) levels should be measured fasting.

Raised TG levels are often secondary to other causes.

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amphipathic helix

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

An alpha helix with a specific topography consisting of opposite polar and non‐polar forces, and a regular charge distribution. It is proposed as a basic structural element of the...

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apolipoprotein C

John Lackie.

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 128 words.

A family of apolipoproteins (CI–CIV). Apo-CI (83 aa) constitutes ~10% of the protein of the VLDL (very low-density lipoprotein) and 2% of that of HDL (high-density lipoprotein) and appears...

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Low-fat, High-carbohydrate Diets and Atherogenic Risk

Charles L. Baum and Melissa Brown.

in Nutrition Reviews

May 2000; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. 0 words.

The debate surrounding the use of low-fat, high-carbohydrate diets has raised concerns regarding the atherogenicity of triglyceride-rich lipoproteins. A recent study has demonstrated that...

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remnant hyperlipidemia

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

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a combined hypercholesterolemia and hypertriglyceridemia due to excessive chylomicron and very‐low‐density lipoprotein...

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lipoprotein lipase

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Chemistry.

An enzyme that catalyses the hydrolysis of triglycerides in chylomicrons and very low-density lipoproteins to free fatty acids, which are absorbed from the capillaries into local tissues....

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chylomicron

John Lackie.

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 56 words.

A large *lipoprotein particle involved in the transport of dietary lipids through in blood or lymph. Chylomicrons are of very low density and have a high triacylglyceride content. Other...

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lipoprotein lipase

Edited by Elizabeth Martin.

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 40 words.

an enzyme that catalyses the hydrolysis of triglycerides in *chylomicrons and *very low-density lipoproteins to free fatty acids, which are absorbed from the capillaries into local tissues....

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clofibrate

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 84 words.

ethyl 2‐(p‐chlorophenoxy)‐2‐methylpropionate; 2‐(4‐chlorophenoxy)‐2‐methylpropanoic acid ethyl ester; a drug that reduces high plasma levels of triacylglycerols, very‐low‐density...

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intermediate density lipoproteins

John Lackie.

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 59 words.

A class of plasma lipoproteins formed by triglyceride depletion of very low density *lipoproteins (VLDL), that contain the same apolipoproteins as VLDL, 24–30% triglycerides, cholesterol,...

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lipoprotein

Miquel Porta.

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Public Health and Epidemiology. 118 words.

Chemical (biochemical) compound of lipid and protein. Lipoproteins form the cell membrane in most body cells. Some lipoproteins are enzymes, and some play an important role in transporting...

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Managing blood lipids

Edited by Catriona Jennings, Ian Graham and Stephan Gielen.

in The ESC Handbook of Preventive Cardiology

June 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine. 2426 words.

Hypercholesterolaemia, particularly raised low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, relates to cardiovascular disease in a graded manner and the relationship is causal. There is unequivocal...

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Coconut Oil Affects Lipoprotein Composition and Structure of Neonatal Chicks

Mercedes Castillo, José H Hortal, Eduardo García-Fuentes, María F. Zafra and Eduardo García-Peregrín.

in The Journal of Biochemistry

April 1996; p ublished online April 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biochemistry. 0 words.

Supplementation of 10 or 20% coconut oil in the diet for 1–2 weeks produced a significant hypercholesterolemia in neonatal chicks. Plasma triacylglycerol concentration significantly...

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apolipoprotein C

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

A family of apolipoproteins (CI–CIV). Apo-CI (83 aa) constitutes ~10% of the protein of the VLDL (very low-density lipoprotein) and 2% of that of HDL (high-density lipoprotein) and appears...

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