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Lipoproteins, VLDL
MeSH HeadingLipoproteins, VLDL
Tree NumberD10.532.599
Tree NumberD12.776.521.622
Annotationhypoprebetalipoproteinemia = LIPOPROTEINS, VLDL / blood (IM) + HYPOLIPOPROTEINEMIAS (IM); / defic: consider also HYPOLIPOPROTEINEMIAS
Scope NoteA class of lipoproteins of very light (0.93-1.006 g/ml) large size (30-80 nm) particles with a core composed mainly of TRIGLYCERIDES and a surface monolayer of PHOSPHOLIPIDS and CHOLESTEROL into which are imbedded the apolipoproteins B, E, and C. VLDL facilitates the transport of endogenously made triglycerides to extrahepatic tissues. As triglycerides and Apo C are removed, VLDL is converted to INTERMEDIATE-DENSITY LIPOPROTEINS, then to LOW-DENSITY LIPOPROTEINS from which cholesterol is delivered to the extrahepatic tissues.
Entry TermLipoprotein VLDL II
Entry TermLipoproteins, VLDL I
Entry TermLipoproteins, VLDL III
Entry TermLipoproteins, VLDL1
Entry TermLipoproteins, VLDL2
Entry TermLipoproteins, VLDL3
Entry TermPre-beta-Lipoproteins
Entry TermPrebeta-Lipoproteins
Entry TermVery-Low-Density Lipoproteins
Allowable QualifiersAD AE AG AI AN BI BL CF CH CL CS CT DE DF DU EC GE HI IM IP ME PD PH PK PO RE SD SE ST TO TU UL UR
Registry Number0
Previous Indexing Lipoproteins (1966-1971)
History Note74(72); VERY-LOW-DENSITY LIPOPROTEINS was VERY LOW DENSITY LIPOPROTEINS 1972-95
Date of Entry19990101
Unique IDD008079


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Lipids [D10]
   Lipoproteins [D10.532]
Apolipoproteins [D10.532.091]  +
Chylomicrons [D10.532.183]  +
Lipoprotein(a) [D10.532.350]  +
Lipoprotein-X [D10.532.400]
Lipoproteins, HDL [D10.532.432]  +
Lipoproteins, IDL [D10.532.473]
Lipoproteins, LDL [D10.532.515]  +
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeLipoproteins, VLDL [D10.532.599]
Cholesterol, VLDL [D10.532.599.700]

 
Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins [D12]
   Proteins [D12.776]
      Lipoproteins [D12.776.521]
Apolipoproteins [D12.776.521.120]  +
Chylomicrons [D12.776.521.242]  +
Lipoprotein(a) [D12.776.521.400]  +
Lipoprotein-X [D12.776.521.450]
Lipoproteins, HDL [D12.776.521.479]  +
Lipoproteins, IDL [D12.776.521.514]
Lipoproteins, LDL [D12.776.521.550]  +
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeLipoproteins, VLDL [D12.776.521.622]
Cholesterol, VLDL [D12.776.521.622.700]

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