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low-density lipoprotein particle remodeling (GO:0034374)
Annotations: Rat: (13) Mouse: (13) Human: (17) Chinchilla: (13) Bonobo: (14) Dog: (13) Squirrel: (13) Pig: (14)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
high-density lipoprotein particle remodeling +   
low-density lipoprotein particle remodeling  
The acquisition, loss or modification of a protein or lipid within a low-density lipoprotein particle, including the hydrolysis of triglyceride by hepatic lipase, with the subsequent loss of free fatty acid, and the transfer of cholesterol esters from LDL to a triglyceride-rich lipoprotein particle by cholesteryl ester transfer protein (CETP), with the simultaneous transfer of triglyceride to LDL.
plasma lipoprotein particle oxidation +   
triglyceride-rich lipoprotein particle remodeling +   

Exact Synonyms: LDL remodeling
Related Synonyms: small dense LDL formation ;   small dense low-density lipoprotein particle formation
Definition Sources: GOC:BHF, GOC:expert_pt, GOC:mah, GOC:rl

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