apolipoprotein

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ap·o·lip·o·pro·tein

 (ăp′ə-lĭp′ō-prō′tēn′, -tē-ĭn, -lī′pō-)
n.
Any of various proteins that bind to insoluble lipids to form the soluble lipoproteins, such as HDL and LDL, that transport triglycerides and cholesterol within the body.

apolipoprotein

(ˌæpəˌlɪpəʊˈprəʊtiːn; -ˌlaɪ-)
n
(Biochemistry) any of a group of glycoproteins that form part of the structure of lipoproteins, some of which have been associated with Alzheimer's disease
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