"Receptors, Lipoprotein" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Cell surface proteins that bind lipoproteins with high affinity. Lipoprotein receptors in the liver and peripheral tissues mediate the regulation of plasma and cellular cholesterol metabolism and concentration. The receptors generally recognize the apolipoproteins of the lipoprotein complex, and binding is often a trigger for endocytosis.
- Receptors, Lipoprotein
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- Lipoprotein Receptor
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- Receptors, Lipoproteins
- Lipoproteins Receptors
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