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Lipoprotein(a)

"Lipoprotein(a)" 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 lipoprotein that resembles the LOW-DENSITY LIPOPROTEINS but with an extra protein moiety, APOPROTEIN (A) also known as APOLIPOPROTEIN (A), linked to APOLIPOPROTEIN B-100 on the LDL by one or two disulfide bonds. High plasma level of lipoprotein (a) is associated with increased risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Lipoprotein(a)" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Lipoprotein(a)" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 154 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 16 publications in 2018
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