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Apolipoprotein E4

"Apolipoprotein E4" 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 major and the second most common isoform of apolipoprotein E. In humans, Apo E4 differs from APOLIPOPROTEIN E3 at only one residue 112 (cysteine is replaced by arginine), and exhibits a lower resistance to denaturation and greater propensity to form folded intermediates. Apo E4 is a risk factor for ALZHEIMER DISEASE and CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Apolipoprotein E4" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Apolipoprotein E4" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 262 publications over 27 distinct years, with a maximum of 22 publications in 2013
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