"Apolipoprotein C-III" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A 9-kDa protein component of VERY-LOW-DENSITY LIPOPROTEINS and CHYLOMICRON REMNANTS. Apo C-III, synthesized in the liver, is an inhibitor of LIPOPROTEIN LIPASE. Apo C-III modulates the binding of chylomicron remnants and VLDL to receptors (RECEPTORS, LDL) thus decreases the uptake of triglyceride-rich particles by the liver cells and subsequent degradation. The normal Apo C-III is glycosylated. There are several polymorphic forms with varying amounts of SIALIC ACID (Apo C-III-0, Apo C-III-1, and Apo C-III-2).
|Sialyl Apo C-III
- Sialyl Apo C-III
- Apo C-III, Sialyl
- Sialyl Apo C III
- Sialyl Apolipoprotein C-III
- Apolipoprotein C-III, Sialyl
- Sialyl Apolipoprotein C III
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