Term Information [More information on mature chylomicron]

Accession
GO:0034359
Name
mature chylomicron
Ontology
cellular_component
Synonyms
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Definition
A chylomicron that contains apolipoprotein C2 (APOC2), a cofactor for lipoprotein lipase (LPL) activity, and has a mean diameter of 500 nm and density of 0.95g/ml. Mature chylomicron particles transport exogenous (dietary) lipids from the intestines to other body tissues, via the blood and lymph. Source: GOC:expert_pt, GOC:rl, GOC:mah, GOC:BHF
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0034359 at QuickGO
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Ancestors of mature chylomicron (GO:0034359)
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mature chylomicron [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cellular_component (GO:0005575)
mature chylomicron [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) extracellular region (GO:0005576)
mature chylomicron [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) macromolecular complex (GO:0032991)
mature chylomicron [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) extracellular region part (GO:0044421)
mature chylomicron [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) protein-lipid complex (GO:0032994)
mature chylomicron [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) extracellular space (GO:0005615)
mature chylomicron [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) lipoprotein particle (GO:1990777)
mature chylomicron [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) plasma lipoprotein particle (GO:0034358)
mature chylomicron [is_a relation] is_a  chylomicron (GO:0042627)

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