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Very low density lipoprotein

very low density lipoprotein

(Science: biochemistry) A lipoprotein substances (combination of a fat and a protein) which acts as a carrier for cholesterol and fats (particularly triglycerides) in the bloodstream.

elevations in very low density lipoprotein in the bloodstream are associated with an increased risk of atherosclerosis and coronary artery disease.

Acronym: VLDL


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... ist also called "HDL" (high density lipoprotein) und "good" is used for "LDL" (low density lipoprotein Aehm, it's the other way round: LDL = "bad" ...

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