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Apolipoprotein A-II

"Apolipoprotein A-II" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The second most abundant protein component of HIGH DENSITY LIPOPROTEINS or HDL. It has a high lipid affinity and is known to displace APOLIPOPROTEIN A-I from HDL particles and generates a stable HDL complex. ApoA-II can modulate the activation of LECITHIN CHOLESTEROL ACYLTRANSFERASE in the presence of APOLIPOPROTEIN A-I, thus affecting HDL metabolism.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Apolipoprotein A-II" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Apolipoprotein A-II" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 32 publications over 21 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2011
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