"Chylomicron Remnants" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Metabolic products of chylomicron particles in which TRIGLYCERIDES have been selectively removed by the LIPOPROTEIN LIPASE. These remnants carry dietary lipids in the blood and are cholesterol-rich. Their interactions with MACROPHAGES; ENDOTHELIAL CELLS; and SMOOTH MUSCLE CELLS in the artery wall can lead to ATHEROSCLEROSIS.
- Chylomicron Remnants
- Remnants, Chylomicron
- Chylomicron Remnant
- Remnant, Chylomicron
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