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Apolipoprotein C-II

A 9-kDa protein component of VERY-LOW-DENSITY LIPOPROTEINS. It contains a cofactor for LIPOPROTEIN LIPASE and activates several triacylglycerol lipases. The association of Apo C-II with plasma CHYLOMICRONS; VLDL, and HIGH-DENSITY LIPOPROTEINS is reversible and changes rapidly as a function of triglyceride metabolism. Clinically, Apo C-II deficiency is similar to lipoprotein lipase deficiency (HYPERLIPOPROTEINEMIA TYPE I) and is therefore called hyperlipoproteinemia type IB.

Year introduced: 2007

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Tree Number(s): D10.532.091.400.750, D12.776.070.400.400.750, D12.776.521.120.400.750

MeSH Unique ID: D053304

Entry Terms:

  • Apolipoprotein C II
  • Apoprotein C-II
  • Apoprotein C II
  • Apolipoprotein C-2
  • Apolipoprotein C 2
  • Apolipoprotein CII
  • Apo C-II
  • Apo C II
  • ApoC2

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