an apolipoprotein found in VLDL, HDL, and chylomicrons; an activator of lipoprotein lipase; a deficiency will result in accumulation of chylomicrons and triacylglycerols.
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APOC2A gene on chromosome 19q13.2 that encodes apolipoprotein C-II, a member of the apolipoprotein C family which is expressed primarily in the liver and activated when monocytes differentiate into macrophages.
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