low-density lipoprotein


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low-density lipoprotein

(lō′dĕn′sĭ-tē)
n.
See LDL.

low-density lipoprotein

See LDL.

Low-density lipoprotein (LDL)

A type of lipoprotein that consists of about 50% cholesterol and is associated with an increased risk of coronary artery disease.
Mentioned in: Cholesterol Test
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Effects of total cholesterol and triglyceride on the percentage difference between the low-density lipoprotein cholesterol concentration measured directly and calculated using the Friedewald formula.
Packard, "Small dense low-density lipoprotein and its role as an independent predictor of cardiovascular disease," Current Opinion in Lipidology, vol.
Metabolic abnormalities: triglyceride and low-density lipoprotein. Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am 2004;33: 405-15.
Oxidized low-density lipoprotein (oxLDL) induces antibody production and the inflammatory process.
The portion of diabetes patients with properly controlled low-density lipoprotein levels improved from 37% to 44%.
To the Editor.--The authors of the recent brief article (1) questioning the validity of the Friedewald formula for the calculation of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) failed to answer an important question: Where is all the cholesterol?
Studies also have suggested that substituting soy for animal protein can reduce low-density lipoprotein (LDL), or so-called "bad" cholesterol, lower triglycerides, another measure of blood fat, and raise the high-density lipoprotein (HDL) or "good" cholesterol that carries fat out of the bloodstream.
Low-density lipoprotein (LDL), referred to as `bad' cholesterol, and high-density lipoprotein (HDL), referred to as `good' cholesterol.
Unlike cholesterol-lowering medications and even the highly-touted oat bran, soy foods affected only low-density lipoprotein, better known as bad cholesterol.
United States-based Esperion Therapeutics' phase three long-term safety study indicated that bempedoic acid has decreased low-density lipoprotein cholesterol and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein, it was reported yesterday.
KARACHI -- High levels of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol can increase a person's risk of cardiovascular disease.
Significant differences were seen between the two interventions for low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (9.10 mg/dL), triglycerides (12.70 mg/dL), and vitamin B12 (32.32 pg/mL) levels.

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