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Receptors, Lipoprotein

"Receptors, Lipoprotein" 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.

Cell surface proteins that bind lipoproteins with high affinity. Lipoprotein receptors in the liver and peripheral tissues mediate the regulation of plasma and cellular cholesterol metabolism and concentration. The receptors generally recognize the apolipoproteins of the lipoprotein complex, and binding is often a trigger for endocytosis.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Receptors, Lipoprotein" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Receptors, Lipoprotein" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 63 publications over 22 distinct years, with a maximum of 8 publications in 2002
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