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Apolipoproteins b

Apolipoproteins b

structural proteins of chylomicrons, vldl, and ldl. They are important in the secretion and transport of these lipoproteins and represent the binding proteins for the ldl receptor pathway. Atherosclerotic patients show high levels of apo b in the blood while in the case of abetalipoproteinaemia they are not detectable in serum.


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apolipoprotein in HDL

Hi all I'm not a bio major so I don't know about proteins and lipids as much as you guys do. My question is about apolipoproteins in HDL. I know that apoA1 is the most abundant apolipoprotein species in HDL but is there apoA1 in LDL or VLDL as well? If there is, do they share the ...

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by staysweet
Wed May 15, 2013 11:56 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: apolipoprotein in HDL
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Active Transportation in the human body

... component that binds to the receptor. I can think of two examples right now. 1. Cholesterol travels in the blood complexed with proteins called apolipoproteins in lipoprotein particles(LDL, HDL etc). When a cell takes up cholesterol from the blood, it takes up the whole particle by receptor ...

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by MrMistery
Sun Aug 19, 2007 8:05 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Active Transportation in the human body
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