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Term:
very-low-density lipoprotein particle remodeling (GO:0034372)
Annotations: Rat: (10) Mouse: (10) Human: (12) Chinchilla: (10) Bonobo: (11) Dog: (10) Squirrel: (11) Pig: (10)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
chylomicron remodeling +   
intermediate-density lipoprotein particle remodeling  
very-low-density lipoprotein particle remodeling +   
The acquisition, loss or modification of a protein or lipid within a very-low-density lipoprotein particle, including the hydrolysis of triglyceride by hepatic lipase or lipoprotein lipase and the subsequent loss of free fatty acid.

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: VLDL remodeling
Related Synonyms: IDL formation ;   intermediate-density lipoprotein particle formation
Definition Sources: GOC:BHF, GOC:expert_pt, GOC:mah, GOC:rl

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