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Keyword - Chylomicron (KW-0162)

Definition

Protein component of the chylomicrons or involved in their catabolism. Chylomicrons are the largest lipoprotein complexes with the lowest protein-to-lipid ratio. They are present in the blood or lymph and transport exogenous (dietary) cholesterol, triacylglycerols and other lipids from the intestine to the liver or to the adipose tissue.

Category

Cellular component

Gene Ontology

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GOi

chylomicron [ GO:0042627 ]

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ChylomicronCellular component
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