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Introduction: Chylomicron

Description of Chylomicron

Chylomicron: class of lipoproteins that carry dietary cholesterol and triglycerides from the small intestines to the tissues.
Source: CRISP

Chylomicron: A class of lipoproteins that carry dietary CHOLESTEROL and TRIGLYCERIDES from the SMALL INTESTINE to the tissues. Their density (0.93-1.006 g/ml) is the same as that of VERY-LOW-DENSITY LIPOPROTEINS.
Source: MeSH 2007

Chylomicron: Related Topics

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Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Chylomicron

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Chylomicron

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