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Term:
plasma lipoprotein particle remodeling (GO:0034369)
Annotations: Rat: (27) Mouse: (28) Human: (35) Chinchilla: (27) Bonobo: (28) Dog: (27) Squirrel: (28) Pig: (26)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
plasma lipoprotein particle assembly +   
plasma lipoprotein particle clearance +   
plasma lipoprotein particle disassembly +  
plasma lipoprotein particle remodeling +   
The acquisition, loss or modification of a protein or lipid within a plasma lipoprotein particle, including the hydrolysis of triglyceride by hepatic lipase, with the subsequent loss of free fatty acid, and the esterification of cholesterol by phosphatidylcholine-sterol O-acyltransferase (lecithin cholesterol acyltransferase; LCAT).

Synonyms
Definition Sources: GOC:BHF, GOC:expert_pt, GOC:mah, GOC:rl

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