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plasma low density lipoprotein cholesterol level (CMO:0000647)
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plasma chylomicron cholesterol level +  
plasma high density lipoprotein cholesterol level 
plasma intermediate density lipoprotein cholesterol level +  
plasma low density lipoprotein cholesterol level +   
Measurement of the amount of cholesterol, a eukaryotic sterol that in higher animals is the precursor of bile acids and steroid hormones and a key constituent of cell membranes, carried in low-density lipoprotein (LDL) molecules in a specified volume of plasma, the fibrinogen-containing fluid portion of the blood in which the particulate components are suspended. LDL constitute a class of relatively large, heterogeneous lipoprotein particles, complex molecules that consist of a protein membrane surrounding a core of lipids. The LDL class of lipoproteins has a density between 1.019 and 1.063 g/ml. In some animal species, such as canine and rodents, this may overlap with the HDL1 class and be designated LDL/HDL1.
plasma total cholesterol level  
plasma very low density lipoprotein cholesterol level +  
serum low density lipoprotein cholesterol level +  

Related Synonyms: plasma LDL level ;   plasma LDL-C level
Definition Sources: "Website" "Website", "BioMedCentral" "BioMedCentral", "Multiple_Dictionaries" "Multiple_Dictionaries"

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