"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.
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.
- Lipoprotein Lp(a)
- Lipoprotein (a)
- Lipoprotein a
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Lipoprotein(a)".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Lipoprotein(a)".
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