apolipoprotein B48


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apolipoprotein B48

A protein encoded by APOB on chromosome 2p24-p23, a major chylomicron component synthesised in the intestine that is essential for intestinal absorption of dietary fats and fat-soluble vitamins.
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Apolipoprotein B48 could be demonstrated in both fluorescence peaks by sodium dodecyl sulfate-polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis and Coomassie [R] staining (data not shown).