CHEBI:39025 - high-density lipoprotein

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ChEBI Name high-density lipoprotein
Definition A class of lipoproteins of small size (4-13 nm) and dense (greater than 1.063 g/ml) particles. They are synthesized in the liver without a lipid core, accumulate cholesterol esters from peripheral tissues and transport them to the liver for re-utilization or elimination from the body (the reverse cholesterol transport).
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): Escherichia coli metabolite
Any bacterial metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in Escherichia coli.
(via lipoprotein )
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Outgoing high-density lipoprotein (CHEBI:39025) has part high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (CHEBI:47775)
high-density lipoprotein (CHEBI:39025) is a lipoprotein (CHEBI:6495)
Synonyms Sources
α-lipoproteins ChEBI
high-density lipoproteins ChEBI
Last Modified
01 August 2008