lipoproteins

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lipoproteins

n., pl. lipoproteínas, proteínas combinadas con compuestos lípidos que contienen una concentración alta de colesterol.
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Determination of oxidized low-density lipoproteins (ox-LDL) versus ox-LDL/beta2GPI complexes for the assessment of autoimmunemediated atherosclerosis.
Moatti, "Characteristics of ten charge-differing subfractions isolated from human native low-density lipoproteins (LDL).
They found that artificial trans fats lowered heart-protective high-density lipoproteins (HDL, the "good" cholesterol) in women, as well as raising total and low-density lipoproteins (LDL, the "bad" cholesterol).
The drug would mimic thyroid hormone, which reduces blood concentrations of low-density lipoproteins (LDL), or bad cholesterol.
But that was only the beginning, as astute observations led to uncovering a physiologic mechanism through which PON1 protects against oxidative damage of low-density lipoproteins. Subsequently, PON1 has been shown to be a risk factor for coronary artery disease.
Saturated fats raise artery-clogging total cholesterol and low-density lipoproteins (LDLs).
Role of low-density lipoproteins in atherogenesis and development of coronary heart disease.
It's only after the cholesterol enters your bloodstream that it can attach itself to one of two types of protein-and-fat globs: "good" high-density lipoproteins (HDL) or "bad" low-density lipoproteins (LDL).
Yuan "Chelsea" Zhang, 17, of Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring, Md., took third place for demonstrating that certain by-products of low-density lipoproteins cause artery cells to increase production of a sticky molecule that may contribute to vessel blockages.
One study showed that for middle-aged women, every five-gram increase in cereal fiber resulted in a 37% decrease in heart disease risk Dietary fiber intake has also been associated with lower "bad" cholesterol levels, the low-density lipoproteins.
After three months, all saw a drop in low-density lipoproteins (LDL's or "bad" cholesterol) from an average of 122 to 104, and an increase in high-density lipoproteins (HDL's or "good" cholesterol) from an average of 32 to 37.

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