• metabolism
  • LPL catalyzes the bulk reaction in lipoprotein metabolism, unloading plasma triglycerides in peripheral tissues. (ahajournals.org)
  • 1 2 Several studies have explored the relation between LPL activity and parameters of lipoprotein metabolism (for discussion, see References 3 and 4 3 4 ) by measuring LPL activity in plasma after heparin injection, which is assumed to reflect the LPL available at the endothelial surface, or by studies of LPL activity in tissue biopsies. (ahajournals.org)
  • Total cholesterol does not have a prognostic value in determining the possible risk of developing coronary heart disease and others, but he says the increased value of the need for a detailed study of lipoprotein metabolism. (healthtipsing.com)