APOA2

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APOA2

A gene on chromosome 1q21-q23 that encodes apolipoprotein A2, a protein component of high-density lipoprotein (HDL), which is present in plasma as a monomer, homodimer or heterodimer with apolipoprotein D.

Molecular pathology
APOA2 mutations cause apolipoprotein A2 deficiency or hypercholesterolaemia.
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In contrast, high apolipoprotein A2 concentrations were associated with a lower cardiovascular risk and might possibly be as outcome marker.