Very low-density lipoproteins
very low-density lipoproteins
Glossary of "Life (9th ed.)" by Sadava et al. (2011)
- Lipoproteins that consist mainly of triglyceride fats, which they transport to fat cells in adipose tissues throughout the body; associated with excessive fat deposition and high risk for cardiovascular disease.
- Sadava, D., Hillis, D. M., Heller, H. C. & Berenbaum, M. R. 2011. Life: The Science of Biology, 9th ed. -xliv + 1266 pp. Sinauer Associates, Inc., Sunderland.