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.

Exact synonyms: Hdl, High-density Lipoprotein
Generic synonyms: Lipoprotein
Terms within: Hdl Cholesterol



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alpha-lipoprotein

alpha-ketoadipate dehydrogenase
alpha-ketoarginine decarboxylase
alpha-ketobutyrate dehydrogenase
alpha-ketodecarboxylase
alpha-ketoglutaramic acid
alpha-ketoglutarate
alpha-ketoglutarate dehydrogenase complex
alpha-ketoglutarate permease
alpha-ketoisocaproate oxygenase
alpha-ketosuccinamic acid
alpha-l-iduronidase
alpha-lactam
alpha-lactams
alpha-lactyl-thiamin pyrophosphate
alpha-linolenic acid
alpha-lipoprotein (current term)
alpha-macroglobulins
alpha-mannosidase
alpha-methylacyl-CoA racemase
alpha-methyltyrosine
alpha-msh
alpha-naphthol
alpha-naphthol test
alpha-naphthylthiourea
alpha-neoagarooligosaccharide hydrolase
alpha-oxidation
alpha-pinene oxide lyase
alpha-prodine hydrochloride

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 ..."

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