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The Genetics and Molecular Biology of Apolipoprotein CII

  • M. R. Hayden
  • C. Vergani
  • S. E. Humphries
  • L. Kirby
  • R. Shukin
  • R. McLeod
Part of the Advances in Experimetal Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 201)

Abstract

Medium and long chain fatty acids which are released during digestion of dietary fat, circulate in the form of chylomicrons. Triglycerides are also transported as very low density lipoproteins (VLDL) which are produced in the liver. Lipoprotein lipase (LPL) catalyses the hydrolysis of triglycerides within the vascular space and this process is pivotal in the removal of triglycerides from the circulation.

Keywords

Lipoprotein Lipase Myotonic Dystrophy Cytogenet Cell Aminoacid Sequence Obligate Heterozygote 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. R. Hayden
    • 1
  • C. Vergani
    • 2
  • S. E. Humphries
    • 3
  • L. Kirby
    • 4
  • R. Shukin
    • 4
  • R. McLeod
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Medical GeneticsVancouverCanada
  2. 2.University of MilanItaly
  3. 3.Charing Cross Research Medical CentreLondonUK
  4. 4.Department of PathologyVancouverCanada

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