VLDL

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VLDL

abbr.
very low-density lipoprotein
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VLDL

very-low-density lipoprotein: a plasma lipoprotein with a high lipid content, associated with atherosclerosis.
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Noun1.VLDL - 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
lipoprotein - a conjugated protein having a lipid component; the principal means for transporting lipids in the blood
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Translations

VLDL

abbr very low density lipoprotein. V. lipoprotein.
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Aortic accumulation and plasma clearance of beta-VLDL and HDL: effects of diet-induced hypercholesterolemia in rabbits.
The supranate contains chylomicrons, VLDL, and any beta-VLDL, whereas the infranate contains LDL, HDL, intermediatedensity lipoprotein (IDL), and lipoprotein (a).