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Lipoproteins and Lipoprotein Lipase

Handbook of Physiology, The Respiratory System, Circulation and Nonrespiratory Functions

  1. Margit Hamosh,
  2. Paul Hamosh

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp030112

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Hamosh, M. and Hamosh, P. 2011. Lipoproteins and Lipoprotein Lipase. Comprehensive Physiology. 387–418.

Author Information

  1. Department of Pediatrics and Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Georgetown University Medical School, Washington, DC

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    History
  • 2
    Lipoproteins
    • 2.1
      Chylomicrons
    • 2.2
      Very-Low-Density Lipoproteins
    • 2.3
      Low-Density Lipoproteins
    • 2.4
      High-Density Lipoproteins
  • 3
    Lipoprotein Lipase
    • 3.1
      History of Lipoprotein Lipase
    • 3.2
      Distribution of Lipoprotein Lipase
    • 3.3
      Regulation of Lipoprotein Lipase Activity
    • 3.4
      Ontogeny of Lipoprotein Lipase
    • 3.5
      Characteristics of Lipoprotein Lipase
    • 3.6
      Mechanisms of Hydrolysis of Circulating Triglycerides
    • 3.7
      Characteristics of Lipolytic Activity of Lipoprotein Lipase
  • 4
    Lipoprotein Lipase in Lung
    • 4.1
      Tissue Distribution and Regulation of Activity
    • 4.2
      Lung Lipoprotein Lipase in Disease
    • 4.3
      Origin
    • 4.4
      Functions