Apolipoprotein A

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Why “Good” HDL Cholesterol Isn’t Always Good

…render cholesterol dysfunctional, meaning it’s unable to rid your body of bad oxidized cholesterol. One of them is the presence of the protein apolipoprotein C-III (apoC-III). Harvard researchers just released new findings that show when apoC-III is found on the surface of HDL cholesterol, the incidence…

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What is Lp(a) Cholesterol?

…history of heart disease should also know, since Lp(a) blood levels are inheritable, and its production is controlled by a specific gene (an apolipoprotein(a) gene on chromosome 6q26-27 to be specific). That’s why we see elevated Lp(a) cholesterol levels run in families. Also, if you are of African…

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