low-density lipoprotein

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Synonyms for low-density lipoprotein

a lipoprotein that transports cholesterol in the blood

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In addition, the rates of very low-density lipoprotein are only significant in the post test stage compared to the base stage.
Study leader Dr ZhenYu Chen, from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, said: "Total cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL), and the heart-healthy highdensity lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL) are still important health issues.
Low triglyceride levels affect calculation of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol values.
Improved measurement of low-density-lipoprotein susceptibility to copper-induced oxidation: application of a short procedure for isolating low-density lipoprotein.
Low-density lipoprotein (LDL), referred to as `bad' cholesterol, and high-density lipoprotein (HDL), referred to as `good' cholesterol.
Unlike cholesterol-lowering medications and even the highly-touted oat bran, soy foods affected only low-density lipoprotein, better known as bad cholesterol.
Mixed dyslipidemia is the presence of elevated levels of "bad" low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol and triglycerides, and low levels of "good" high-density lipoproteins (HDL) cholesterol in the blood.
It also might increase the number of small, dense, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) particles in hypogonadal men.
United States Patent 7,422,864, entitled Method for Measuring Oxidized LDL-CRP Complex and Measurement Kit, describes the binding of oxidized low-density lipoprotein (oxLDL) with C-reactive protein (CRP) resulting in oxLDL/CRP (CRP-AtherOx) complex formation, and the immunoassay method for measuring these complexes in blood.
Assuming that your lipid panel reports total cholesterol, triglycerides, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C), and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C), your best bet is to send very lipemic specimens to an National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute-Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (NHLBI-CDC) standardized laboratory, (1) which uses the classical preparative ultracentrifuge procedure.
Comparison of C-reactive protein and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels in the prediction of first cardiovascular events.
Studies have shown that two tablespoons a day of plant extract margarine (look for Benecol and Take Control) can reduce low-density lipoprotein levels (the bad cholesterol) by 10%, which is why the broader claim, that these foods can reduce your risk of coronary disease, is now being permitted.
Studies have found that trans fats increase so-called bad cholesterol - low-density lipoprotein, or LDL cholesterol.
The original patent described the method by which a specific interaction of [eth]2-glycoprotein I with the oxidized form of low-density lipoprotein (oxLDL) leads to the formation of oxLDL/[eth]2-glycoprotein I complexes.
The level of serum total cholesterol, total triglyceride, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, total antioxidant capacity, and malondialdehyde were measured before and after 4 and 8 wk of experimental treatment.
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