Lipoprotein (a) metabolism estimated by nonsteady-state kinetics

Abstract

Lipoprotein (a) [Lp(a)] is a low-density lipoprotein (LDL) particle with an additional apolipoprotein named apo(a). The concentration of Lp(a) in plasma is determined to a large extent by the size of the apo(a) isoform. Because elevated Lp(a) concentrations in plasma are associated with risk for premature coronary heart disease it is important to determine… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11745-999-0370-z

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