CHEBI:39027 - very-low-density lipoprotein

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ChEBI Name very-low-density lipoprotein
Definition A class of lipoproteins of large size (30-80 nm), very low density (0.93-1.006 g/ml) particles with a core composed mainly of triglycerides and a surface monolayer of phospholipids and cholesterol into which are imbedded the apolipoproteins B, E, and C. VLDL facilitate the transport of endogenously made triglycerides to extrahepatic tissues.
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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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing very-low-density lipoprotein (CHEBI:39027) has part very-low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (CHEBI:47773)
very-low-density lipoprotein (CHEBI:39027) has part very-low-density lipoprotein triglyceride (CHEBI:47776)
very-low-density lipoprotein (CHEBI:39027) is a lipoprotein (CHEBI:6495)
Synonyms Sources
pre-β-lipoproteins ChEBI
very-low-density lipoproteins ChEBI
Last Modified
01 August 2008