Apolipoprotein

Protein components on the surface of LIPOPROTEINS. They form a layer surrounding the hydrophobic lipid core. There are several classes of apolipoproteins with each playing a different role in lipid transport and LIPID METABOLISM. These proteins are synthesized mainly in the LIVER and the INTESTINES. (mesh:D001053)

Cross-references

Synonyms

Synonym Reference Specificity
apolipoprotein Exact
apolipoproteins Exact
Apolipoprotein Exact

Incoming Relations

Identifier Name Relation
FPLX:APOA APOA isa
HGNC:613 APOE isa

Outgoing Relations

None available.