low-density lipoprotein


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Synonyms for low-density lipoprotein

a lipoprotein that transports cholesterol in the blood

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Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels in adults with type 2 diabetes: An alternative equation for accurate estimation and improved cardiovascular risk classification.
In addition, the rates of very low-density lipoprotein are only significant in the post test stage compared to the base stage.
Correlation between the low-density lipoprotein and Non- high-density lipoprotein was assessed by applying Cramer V and phi.
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.
The authors of the recent brief article (1) questioning the validity of the Friedewald formula for the calculation of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) failed to answer an important question: Where is all the cholesterol?
However, levels of low-density lipoprotein - or LDL, the ``bad'' cholesterol - did rise if the coffee was boiled, the study says.
Measurement of low-density lipoprotein particle size by high-performance gel-filtration chromatography.
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.
Homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia is an ultra-rare, genetic disorder which is characterised by a defect in the gene coding for the receptor for low-density lipoprotein (LDLR), the major cholesterol-transport lipoprotein, which results in elevated plasma concentration of LDL and deposition of LDL-derived cholesterol (LDL-C) in tendons and skin and in arteries.
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.
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.
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