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Synonyms for beta-lipoprotein

a lipoprotein that transports cholesterol in the blood

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Density heterogeneities of hepatitis C virus in human sera due to the binding of beta-lipoproteins and immunoglobulins.
Because beta-lipoproteins are considerably larger than alpha-lipoproteins, approximately 75% of total cholesterol is carried in the apoB-containing particles, making TC an apoB surrogate.
(18) However, because the vast majority of beta-lipoproteins are LDL, LDL-C (especially if elevated) is a better apoB surrogate than VLDL-C and is the primary CVD risk factor and goal of therapy in every current guideline.
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