Synonyms and Antonyms for lipoprotein

1. lipoprotein (n.)

a conjugated protein having a lipid component; the principal means for transporting lipids in the blood

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2. beta-lipoprotein (n.)

a lipoprotein that transports cholesterol in the blood; composed of moderate amount of protein and a large amount of cholesterol; high levels are thought to be associated with increased risk of coronary heart disease and atherosclerosis

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3. alpha-lipoprotein (n.)

a lipoprotein that transports cholesterol in the blood; composed of a high proportion of protein and relatively little cholesterol; high levels are thought to be associated with decreased risk of coronary heart disease and atherosclerosis

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