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Phosphatidylcholine-Sterol O-Acyltransferase

"Phosphatidylcholine-Sterol O-Acyltransferase" 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.

An enzyme secreted from the liver into the plasma of many mammalian species. It catalyzes the esterification of the hydroxyl group of lipoprotein cholesterol by the transfer of a fatty acid from the C-2 position of lecithin. In familial lecithin:cholesterol acyltransferase deficiency disease, the absence of the enzyme results in an excess of unesterified cholesterol in plasma. EC 2.3.1.43.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Phosphatidylcholine-Sterol O-Acyltransferase" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Phosphatidylcholine-Sterol O-Acyltransferase" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 12 publications over 8 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2019
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