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Chylomicron Remnants MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Chylomicron Remnants
Tree Number(s)
D10.532.183.500
D12.776.521.242.500
Unique ID
D053298
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D053298
Scope Note
Metabolic products of chylomicron particles in which TRIGLYCERIDES have been selectively removed by the LIPOPROTEIN LIPASE. These remnants carry dietary lipids in the blood and are cholesterol-rich. Their interactions with MACROPHAGES; ENDOTHELIAL CELLS; and SMOOTH MUSCLE CELLS in the artery wall can lead to ATHEROSCLEROSIS.
Entry Term(s)
Chylomicron Remnant
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Chylomicrons (1976-2006)
See Also
Atherosclerosis
Public MeSH Note
2007; for CHYLOMICRON REMNANT use CHYLOMICRONS 2000-2006
History Note
2007 (2000)
Date Established
2007/01/01
Date of Entry
2006/07/05
Chylomicron Remnants Preferred
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