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Hypobetalipoproteinemias

"Hypobetalipoproteinemias" 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.

Conditions with abnormally low levels of BETA-LIPOPROTEINS (low density lipoproteins or LDL) in the blood. It is defined as LDL values equal to or less than the 5th percentile for the population. They include the autosomal dominant form involving mutation of the APOLIPOPROTEINS B gene, and the autosomal recessive form involving mutation of the microsomal triglyceride transfer protein. All are characterized by low LDL and dietary fat malabsorption.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Hypobetalipoproteinemias" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Hypobetalipoproteinemias" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 19 publications over 14 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 1992 and 1993 and 1997 and 2012 and 2013
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