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Abbreviation for very low density lipoprotein. See: lipoprotein.
β-VLDL , beta VLDL a mixture of lipoproteins with diffuse electrophoretic mobility approximately that of β-lipoproteins but having lower density; they are remnants derived from mutant chylomicrons and very-low-density lipoproteins that cannot be metabolized completely and accumulate in plasma.
pre-β-VLDL very-low-density lipoprotein, emphasizing its electrophoretic mobility.
very low-density lipoprotein
abbreviation for very low-density lipoprotein.
VLDLVery-low-density lipoprotein A plasma lipoprotein with a density of 0.950-1.006 kg/L–US: 0.950-1.006 g/dl; VLDL is 6-10% protein–apoB-100 and apoC, with some apoE, 15-20% phospholipid, 20-30% cholesterol and 45-65% TGs; VLDL is composed of endogenous TGs of hepatic origin
Abbreviation for very-low-density lipoprotein.
VLDLvery low-density lipoprotein
n.pl abbreviation for very-low-density lipids.
very low-density lipoprotein.