Definition of lipoprotein in English:


Syllabification: lip·o·pro·tein
Pronunciation: /ˌlipəˈprōˌtēn, ˌlī-


  • Any of a group of soluble proteins that combine with and transport fat or other lipids in the blood plasma.
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    • The in vitro and in vivo experiments showed that free cholesterol and phospholipids were transferred from lipid emulsion to plasma lipoproteins independently from each other.
    • Too much blood sugar may also alter the protein in low-density lipoproteins, or LDL.
    • It seems that a fundamental similarity and parallel exists between the aggregation of lipoproteins and amyloid proteins.

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