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apoprotein

(ˈæpəˌprəʊtiːn)
n
(Biochemistry) biochem any conjugated protein from which the prosthetic group has been removed, such as apohaemoglobin (the protein of haemoglobin without its haem group)
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High density lipoprotein (HDL) contains free and esterified cholesterol, triglycerides, phospholipids, and apoproteins.
It has been speculated that such dramatic changes in LDL/HDL may not actually reflect achievement of desirable lipoprotein levels through altered secretion, but rather impaired synthesis of apoproteins.
Apoproteins are like postal address labels: they interact with enzymes and receptors on target ceils, determining delivery and processing of the lipoprotein contents.
Aro A, Jauihainen M, Partanen R, Salminen I and M Mutanen Stearic acid, trans fatty acids, and dairy fat: Effects on serum and lipoprotein lipids, apoproteins, lipoproteins, lipoprotein(a), and lipid transfer proteins in healthy subjects.
58) In addition, they showed type II cell hypertrophy and surfactant accumulation (both surfactant apoproteins and lipids), all features seen in various forms of human interstitial lung disease.
Changes in the plasma lipoproteins and apoproteins induced by cholesterol feeding.
Copper transfer between Neurospora copper metallothionein and type 3 copper apoproteins.
Some topics explored are apolipoproteins in primary antiphospholipid syndrome, the association of apolipoprotein E and delirium, apolipoproteins and lipids in an overweight man with familial hypertriglyceridemia, the structure of apoproteins of hen egg yolk low-density lipoproteins, and apoE for application in gene therapy.
Physiologic and supraphysiologic increases in lipoprotein lipids and apoproteins in late pregnancy and postpartum.
The apoproteins can be classified into two main groups: hydrophobic and amphipathic (having hydrophobic and hydrophilic aspects).
Cholesterol, lipoproteins , apoproteins and heart disease present status and future prospectus.
Effects of saturated monounsaturated and n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids on plasma lipids, lipoproteins and apoproteins in humans.