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Keyword - LDL (KW-0427)

Definition

Protein constituent of the low-density lipoproteins or protein which binds LDLs. LDLs are plasma lipoproteins rich in cholesterol esters, synthesized from the very low-density lipoprotein (VLDL), and which transport cholesterol to peripheral tissue and regulate de novo cholesterol synthesis.

Category

Cellular component

Gene Ontology

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GOi

low-density lipoprotein particle [ GO:0034362 ]

Graphical

LDLCellular component
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