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apoprotein

 [ap″o-pro´tēn]
the protein portion of a molecule or complex consisting of a protein molecule joined to a nonprotein protein molecule or molecules (such as a lipoprotein).

ap·o·pro·tein

(ap'ō-prō'tēn),
A polypeptide chain (protein) that has not yet formed a complex with the prosthetic group required to form the active holoprotein.

apoprotein

/apo·pro·tein/ (ap″o-pro´tēn) the protein moiety of a molecule or complex, as of a lipoprotein.

apoprotein

[ap′ōprō′tēn]
a polypeptide chain not yet complexed to its specific prosthetic group.

apoprotein

The protein part of a biomolecular complex without its ligand or prothetic group (e.g., ferritin without ferric hydroxide = apoferritin).

ap·o·pro·tein

(ap'ō-prō'tēn)
A polypeptide chain (protein) not yet complexed with the prosthetic group that is necessary to form the active holoprotein.

apoprotein

the protein moiety of a molecule or complex, as of a lipoprotein.
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The maximum absorbance of the 2 retinals is very similar when the apoprotein is not present: 380 nm for all-trans retinal and 379 nm for 11-cis retinal in ethanol.
To date, large randomized clinical trials of Survanta and Infasurf have identified no differences in mortality between surfactants with apoproteins.
All lipoproteins contain cholesterol, phospholipids, triglycerides, and apoproteins to maintain structural integrity.
The sticking point is that when carrier molecules, called apoproteins, combine with non-water-soluble cholesterol (meaning it doesn't dissolve in blood), they form lipoproteins.
Table III shows the mean [positive or negative] SD serum values of cholesterol, triglycerides, HDL-cholesterol and A-1 and B apoproteins in the patients with BL compared with the rest of the elderly subjects not suffering from BL.
Among the classic risk factors for coronary artery disease are elevated blood levels of cholesterol (in low-density and very-low-density lipoproteins), triglycerides, certain apoproteins), triglycerides, certain apoproteins and uric acid.
Short- and longTerm effects of hypCaloric diets containing proteins of different sources on plasma lipids and apoproteins of obese subjects.
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Effects of saturated monounsaturated and n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids on plasma lipids, lipoproteins and apoproteins in humans.
Essentially all circulating apoB is associated with lipoproteins, and unlike most other apoproteins, apoB cannot exchange freely among lipoprotein particles (2, 3).