LDL receptor-related protein: a multiligand receptor for lipoprotein and proteinase catabolism.

Abstract

The accumulation of excessive cholesterol-rich lipoproteins within vascular cells, the proliferation of vascular cells, and fibrin deposition are hallmark features of atherosclerosis. Evidence accumulated over the past few years supports the hypothesis that one member of the LDL receptor family, the low density lipoprotein receptor-related protein (LRP… (More)

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