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Lipoprotein(a)

"Lipoprotein(a)" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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A lipoprotein that resembles the LOW-DENSITY LIPOPROTEINS but with an extra protein moiety, APOPROTEIN (A) also known as APOLIPOPROTEIN (A), linked to APOLIPOPROTEIN B-100 on the LDL by one or two disulfide bonds. High plasma level of lipoprotein (a) is associated with increased risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Lipoprotein(a)" by people in this website by year, and whether "Lipoprotein(a)" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 26 publications over 19 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 1999
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