Medical Definition of Apoprotein B100

1. An apolipoprotein found in LDL, VLDL, and IDL. The ligand for the LDL receptor; absent in certain types of abetalipoproteinaemia. Apolipoproteins are proteins on the surface of the lipoprotein complex that bind to specific enzymes or transport proteins across the cell membrane. The normal range is 40 to 125 mg/dl. Elevated levels may be seen in familial combined hyperlipidaemia and acquired hyperlipidaemia. Elevation may also be seen in cases of acute angina and myocardial infarction. (27 Sep 1997)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Apoprotein B100

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apoplex
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apoprotein
apoprotein B100 (current term)
apoprotein CII
apoproteins
apoptogenic
apoptoses
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