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Sequential Synthesis and Methylation of Phosphatidylethanolamine Promote Lipid Droplet Biosynthesis and Stability in Tissue Culture and in Vivo*
Triacylglycerols are stored in eukaryotic cells within lipid droplets (LD). The LD core is enwrapped by a phospholipid monolayer with phosphatidylcholine (PC), the major phospholipid, andExpand
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Oleate Inhibits Steryl Ester Synthesis and Causes Liposensitivity in Yeast*
In the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae, neutral lipids can be synthesized by four acyltransferases, namely Dga1p and Lro1p producing triacylglycerols (TAG) and Are1p and Are2p forming steryl estersExpand
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Intracellular distribution and mobilization of unesterified cholesterol in adipocytes: triglyceride droplets are surrounded by cholesterol-rich ER-like surface layer structures.
In addition to their central role in triglyceride storage, fat cells are a primary depot of unesterified cholesterol (FC) in the body. In comparison, peripheral cells contain very little FC. ThisExpand
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Endothelial lipase releases saturated and unsaturated fatty acids of high density lipoprotein phosphatidylcholine Published, JLR Papers in Press, April 16, 2005. DOI 10.1194/jlr.M500054-JLR200
We assessed the ability of endothelial lipase (EL) to hydrolyze the sn-1 and sn-2 fatty acids (FAs) from HDL phosphatidylcholine. For this purpose, reconstituted discoidal HDLs (rHDLs) that containedExpand
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Molecular characterization of quail apolipoprotein very-low-density lipoprotein II: disulphide-bond-mediated dimerization is not essential for inhibition of lipoprotein lipase.
As part of the avian reproductive effort, large quantities of triglyceride-rich very-low-density lipoprotein (VLDL) particles are transported by receptor-mediated endocytosis into the female germExpand
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Molecular cloning and functional characterization of chicken cathepsin D, a key enzyme for yolk formation.
Upon receptor-mediated endocytosis of very-low-density lipoprotein (VLDL) and vitellogenin into growing chicken oocytes, the protein moieties of these lipoproteins are proteolytically cleaved. UnlikeExpand
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Metabolic link between phosphatidylethanolamine and triacylglycerol metabolism in the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae
In the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae triacylglycerols (TAG) are synthesized by the acyl-CoA dependent acyltransferases Dga1p, Are1p, Are2p and the acyl-CoA independent phospholipid:diacylglycerolExpand
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Activation of lecithin-cholesterol acyltransferase by apolipoprotein D: comparison of proteoliposomes containing apolipoprotein D, A-I or C-I.
To study the activation of lecithin-cholesterol acyl transferase (LCAT) (phosphatidylcholine:sterol O-acyltransferase, EC by apolipoprotein D in comparison to apolipoproteins A-I and C-I,Expand
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The laying hen expresses two different low density lipoprotein receptor-related proteins.
We have identified, by a combination of ligand, 45Ca2+, and immunoblotting, two large membrane proteins akin to the mammalian so-called low density lipoprotein (LDL) receptor-related protein (LRP) inExpand
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Urinary excretion of apo(a) fragments. Role in apo(a) catabolism.
The biosynthesis and assembly of lipoprotein(a) [Lp(a)], a marker for atherosclerotic disease, appears to be well understood. However, information is lacking concerning the mode and site of Lp(a)Expand
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