Indian Journal of Clinical Biochemistry

, Volume 16, Issue 1, pp 122–126 | Cite as

Serum apolipoproteins in the patients of myocardial infarction in different age groups

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The level of serum cholesterol (Ch), serum-high density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDLc), serum-low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDLc), serum very low density lipoprotein cholesterol (VLDLc), Triglyceride (Tg), Apolipoprotein A-1, B and ratio of Apolipoprotein A1/B were observed in 151 survivors of myocardial infarction in different age groups. A significant increase was found in the level of triglyceride, LDLc, apolipoprotein-B and a significant decrease in apolipoprotein-A1 and the ratio of apolipoprotein A1/B. No significant alteration was found in serum cholesterol, HDLc except in the age group of 31–40 years and 41–50 years and VLDLc. Thus, serum Apo A-1 and Apo-B may be considerably better markers for coronary artery disease than traditional lipid parameters.

Key words

Coronary Artery Disease Cholesterol Apolipoprotein A-1 Apolipoprotein-B 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of BiochemistryL.L.R.M. Medical College MeerutMeerutIndia

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