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Apolipoprotein E3

A 34-kDa glycosylated protein. A major and most common isoform of apolipoprotein E. Therefore, it is also known as apolipoprotein E (ApoE). In human, Apo E3 is a 299-amino acid protein with a cysteine at the 112 and an arginine at the 158 position. It is involved with the transport of TRIGLYCERIDES; PHOSPHOLIPIDS; CHOLESTEROL; and CHOLESTERYL ESTERS in and out of the cells.

Year introduced: 2007 (1981)

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Tree Number(s): D10.532.091.500.500, D12.776.070.400.500.500, D12.776.521.120.500.500

MeSH Unique ID: D053318

Entry Terms:

  • Apo E3
  • APOE-epsilon 3
  • APOE epsilon 3
  • Isoapolipoprotein E3
  • ApoE3
  • Apolipoprotein E-3
  • Apolipoprotein E 3
  • Apolipoprotein E-epsilon3
  • Apolipoprotein E epsilon3
  • Apo E-3
  • Apo E 3
  • APOE-epsilon3
  • APOE epsilon3

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