abetalipoproteinemia


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Noun1.abetalipoproteinemia - a rare inherited disorder of fat metabolism; characterized by severe deficiency of beta-lipoproteins and abnormal red blood cells (acanthocytes) and abnormally low cholesterol levels
hypobetalipoproteinemia - a hereditary disorder characterized by low levels of beta-lipoproteins and lipids and cholesterol
lipidosis - a disorder of lipid metabolism; abnormal levels of certain fats accumulate in the body
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a·be·ta·lip·o·pro·tein·e·mi·a

[MIM*200100]
n. abetalipoproteinemia, condición hereditaria caracterizada por la ausencia o deficiencia de betalipoproteina en el metabolismo de las grasas.
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A analise de lipoproteinas excluiu hipo ou abetalipoproteinemia e os achados de neuroimagem associados a clinica do mesmo, a deficiencia de pantotenato cinase (PKAN), confirmando desta forma o diagnostico de Coreia-Acantocitose (CoAc).
Liver-specific inactivation of the abetalipoproteinemia gene completely abrogates very low density lipoprotein/low density lipoprotein production in a viable conditional knockout mouse.