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Apolipoprotein B-48

"Apolipoprotein B-48" 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.

A 241-kDa protein synthesized only in the INTESTINES. It serves as a structural protein of CHYLOMICRONS. Its exclusive association with chylomicron particles provides an indicator of intestinally derived lipoproteins in circulation. Apo B-48 is a shortened form of apo B-100 and lacks the LDL-receptor region.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Apolipoprotein B-48" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Apolipoprotein B-48" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 29 publications over 16 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2003
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