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Apolipoprotein E3 MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Apolipoprotein E3
Tree Number(s)
D10.532.091.500.500
D12.776.070.400.500.500
D12.776.521.120.500.500
Unique ID
D053318
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D053318
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
APOE-epsilon 3
APOE-epsilon3
Apo E-3
Apo E3
ApoE3
Apolipoprotein E-3
Apolipoprotein E-epsilon3
Isoapolipoprotein E3
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Apolipoproteins E (1983-2006)
Public MeSH Note
2007; APOLIPOPROTEIN E-3 was indexed under APOLIPOPROTEINS E 1985-2006 & under APOLIPOPROTEINS 1981-1984
History Note
2007 (1981)
Date Established
2007/01/01
Date of Entry
2006/07/05
Apolipoprotein E3 Preferred
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