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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A tiny particle of triglycerides produced in the intestines during digestion.

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  • For cholesterol to be absorbed in the intestine, however, it would hitchhike with a chylomicron a fat and protein combination or lipoprotein.
  • Each chylomicron contains significant quantities of cholesterol estimated to be 40 times more than that for low-density lipoproteins LDL the so-called "bad" cholesterol.
  • The group following the low-fat, higher carbohydrate diet has a “substantially exaggerated” response in terms of chylomicron levels after the fat challenge than did...
  • LRP1 is a multifunctional endocytic receptor participating in the removal of TG-rich VLDL and chylomicron remnants in the liver for more
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