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Apolipoprotein B (Apo B)

Apolipoprotein B (Apo B) is produced by the liver and is found in very low density lipoproteins and LDL. Apo B-48 is a shortened form of Apo B and lacks the LDL-receptor region. It is produced only in the intestine and is found in chylomicrons. Apo B functions as a recognition signal for the cellular binding and internalization of LDL particles by the Apo B/E receptor.

Swiss-Prot Accession Number: P04114


 
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Consumption of a High Monounsaturated-Fat Diet Reduces Oxidative Phosphorylation Gene Expression in Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells of Abdominally Overweight Men and Women (2012) van Dijk SJ, Feskens EJ, Bos MB, de Groot LC, de Vries JH, Müller M, Afman LA J Nutr. 2012 May 23. [Epub ahead of print]

Validation of a Blood-Based Laboratory Test to Aid in the Confirmation of a Diagnosis of Schizophrenia (2010) Schwarz E, Izmailov R, Spain M, Barnes A, Mapes JP, Guest PC, Rahmoune H, Pietsch S, Leweke FM, Rothermundt M, Steiner J, Koethe D, Kranaster L, Ohrmann P, Suslow T, Levin Y, Bogerts B, (JM) van Beveren N, McAllister G, Weber N, Niebuhr D, Cowan D, Yolken RH, Bahn S Biomark Insights5: 39–47.

Novel CSF biomarkers for frontotemporal lobar degenerations (2010) Hu WT, Chen-Plotkin A, Grossman M, Arnold SE, Clark CM, Shaw LM, McCluskey L, Elman L, Hurtig HI, Siderowf A, Lee VM, Soares H, Trojanowski JQ Neurology 75: 2079-86.