Definition of Beta-lipoprotein
1. Noun. A lipoprotein that transports cholesterol in the blood; composed of moderate amount of protein and a large amount of cholesterol; high levels are thought to be associated with increased risk of coronary heart disease and atherosclerosis.
Generic synonyms: Lipoprotein
Terms within: Ldl Cholesterol
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Literary usage of Beta-lipoprotein
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1. Housing, Husbandry, And Welfare Of Sheep And Goats Bibliography January 85 by D'Anna Berry (1997)
"... or, shearing procedures on ovine plasma concentrations of beta-endorphin/beta- lipoprotein and cortisol. Jephcott, EH; McMillen, IC; Rushen, JP; ..."