Hyperalphalipoproteinemia | definition of hyperalphalipoproteinemia by Medical dictionary
the presence of abnormally high levels of high-density lipoproteins (α-lipoproteins) in the serum.
hy·per·al·pha·lip·o·pro·tein·e·mi·a (hi'pĕr-al'fă-lip-ō-prō'tēn-ē'mē-ă), [MIM*143470]
An inherited defect that results in elevated levels of high-density lipoproteins in the serum.
hyperalphalipoproteinemia /hy·per·al·pha·lipo·pro·tein·emia/ (-al″fah-lip″o-pro″te-ne´me-ah) the presence of abnormally high levels of high-density lipoproteins in the serum.
the presence of abnormally high levels of α-lipoproteins in the serum.
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Atherosclerotic disease in marked hyperalphalipoproteinemia
is associated with elevated plasma concentrations of HDL-C and possibly with longevity and protection against CHD.
Human apolipoprotein A-I gene promoter polymorphism: Association with hyperalphalipoproteinemia
Identification of an apolipoprotein C-III variant in a family with hyperalphalipoproteinemia
A few more recent reports indicated that the CETP deficiency is not protective against atherosclerosis despite the marked hyperalphalipoproteinemia
that accompanies it (10, 11).
Increased plasma apolipoprotein E-rich high-density lipoprotein and its effect on serum high-density lipoprotein cholesterol determination in patients with familial hyperalphalipoproteinemia
due to cholesteryl ester transfer activity deficiency.