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LPL lipoprotein lipase

Also known as: LIPD; HDLCQ11

Summary

LPL encodes lipoprotein lipase, which is expressed in heart, muscle, and adipose tissue. LPL functions as a homodimer, and has the dual functions of triglyceride hydrolase and ligand/bridging factor for receptor-mediated lipoprotein uptake. Severe mutations that cause LPL deficiency result in type I hyperlipoproteinemia, while less extreme mutations in LPL are linked to many disorders of lipoprotein metabolism. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

Genomic context

Location:
8p22
Sequence:
Chromosome: 8; NC_000008.11 (19939071..19967259)
Total number of exons:
10

Links

  • BioSystems
    BioSystems
  • ClinVar
    Related medical variations
  • dbVar
    Link from Gene to dbVar
  • LPL database
  • MedGen
    Related information in MedGen
  • OMIM
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  • PubMed (OMIM)
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  • RefSeq RNAs
    Link to Nucleotide RefSeq RNAs
  • RefSeqGene
    Link to Nucleotide RefSeqGenes
  • SNP: GeneView
    SNPs linked from GeneView
  • SNP: Genotype
    Gene Genotype Report
  • SNP: VarView
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