HyperDic: beta-lipoprotein

English > 1 sense of the word beta-lipoprotein:
NOUNsubstancebeta-lipoprotein, low-density lipoprotein, LDLa lipoprotein that transports cholesterol in the blood
English > beta-lipoprotein: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA 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.
Synonymslow-density lipoprotein, LDL
BroaderlipoproteinA conjugated protein having a lipid component
SubstancesLDL cholesterolThe cholesterol in low-density lipoproteins
Catalanlipoproteïnes de baixa densitat

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