from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of a group of conjugated proteins in which at least one of the components is a lipid. Lipoproteins, classified according to their densities and chemical qualities, are the principal means by which lipids are transported in the blood.
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- n. Any of a large group of complexes of protein and lipid with many biochemical functions.
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- n. a conjugated protein having a lipid component; the principal means for transporting lipids in the blood
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Over the past decade, scientists have observed that levels of an enzyme called lipoprotein lipase drop in muscles left idle for too long.
Thus, the increasing production of an enzyme called lipoprotein lipase conserves food energy by storing calories as fat.
Darapladib inhibits an enzyme called lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 (Lp-PLA2), which may provoke inflammation in the heart vessel wall and be a risk factor for causing heart disease.
Yes, the very same starvation response which causes elevation of a hormone called lipoprotein lipase.
Levels of "bad" cholesterol, or low-density lipoprotein, which is associated with the formation of arterial blockages, didn't significantly differ among the three diets.
One of them, HpaA HP0797, was previously identified as a lipoprotein in the flagellar sheath and outer membrane.
With regard to heart disease, the most important lipoproteins are high-density lipoprotein (HDL), low-density lipoprotein (LDL), and very-low-density lipoprotein, which is composed of triglycerides.
This is accomplished with a protein called lipoprotein.
Researchers recently found that bad cholesterol has a twin called lipoprotein (a), which can also raise your risk of heart disease.
Lars Berglund, associate dean for research for the UC Davis Health System, is pursuing research on a blood factor known as lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 (Lp-PLA2) and its effects on vascular disease.