Definition of Alpha-lipoprotein
1. Noun. A lipoprotein that transports cholesterol in the blood; composed of a high proportion of protein and relatively little cholesterol; high levels are thought to be associated with decreased risk of coronary heart disease and atherosclerosis.
Generic synonyms: Lipoprotein
Terms within: Hdl Cholesterol
Lexicographical Neighbors of Alpha-lipoprotein
Literary usage of Alpha-lipoprotein
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1. Second Report of the Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of ...by Scott M. Grundy by Scott M. Grundy (1997)
"Wiklund O, Wilhelmsen L, Elmfeldt D, Wedel H, Valek J, Gustafson A. alpha-lipoprotein cholesterol concentration in relation to subsequent myocardial ..."