Term Information [More information on plasma lipoprotein particle]

Accession
GO:0034358
Name
plasma lipoprotein particle
Ontology
cellular_component
Synonyms
None
Definition
A spherical particle with a hydrophobic core of triglycerides and/or cholesterol esters, surrounded by an amphipathic monolayer of phospholipids, cholesterol and apolipoproteins. Plasma lipoprotein particles transport lipids, which are non-covalently associated with the particles, in the blood or lymph. Source: GOC:expert_pt, GOC:rl, GOC:BHF
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0034358 at QuickGO
Subset
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Ancestors of plasma lipoprotein particle (GO:0034358)
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plasma lipoprotein particle [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cellular_component (GO:0005575)
plasma lipoprotein particle [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) extracellular region (GO:0005576)
plasma lipoprotein particle [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) macromolecular complex (GO:0032991)
plasma lipoprotein particle [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) extracellular region part (GO:0044421)
plasma lipoprotein particle [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) protein-lipid complex (GO:0032994)
plasma lipoprotein particle [part_of relation] part_of  extracellular space (GO:0005615)
plasma lipoprotein particle [is_a relation] is_a  lipoprotein particle (GO:1990777)
Children of plasma lipoprotein particle (GO:0034358)
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chylomicron (GO:0042627) [is_a relation] is_a  plasma lipoprotein particle
high-density lipoprotein particle (GO:0034364) [is_a relation] is_a  plasma lipoprotein particle
low-density lipoprotein particle (GO:0034362) [is_a relation] is_a  plasma lipoprotein particle
triglyceride-rich lipoprotein particle (GO:0034385) [is_a relation] is_a  plasma lipoprotein particle
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