Term Information [More information on high-density lipoprotein particle]

Accession
GO:0034364
Name
high-density lipoprotein particle
Ontology
cellular_component
Synonyms
HDL complex, HDL particle, high-density lipoprotein class complex, HDL2, HDL3
Definition
A lipoprotein particle with a high density (typically 1.063-1.21 g/ml) and a diameter of 5-10 nm that contains APOAs and may contain APOCs and APOE; found in blood and carries lipids from body tissues to the liver as part of the reverse cholesterol transport process. Source: GOC:expert_pt, GOC:rl, GOC:mah, GOC:pde, GOC:BHF
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0034364 at QuickGO
Subset
None
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Ancestors of high-density lipoprotein particle (GO:0034364)
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high-density lipoprotein particle [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cellular_component (GO:0005575)
high-density lipoprotein particle [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) extracellular region (GO:0005576)
high-density lipoprotein particle [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) macromolecular complex (GO:0032991)
high-density lipoprotein particle [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) extracellular region part (GO:0044421)
high-density lipoprotein particle [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) protein-lipid complex (GO:0032994)
high-density lipoprotein particle [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) extracellular space (GO:0005615)
high-density lipoprotein particle [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) lipoprotein particle (GO:1990777)
high-density lipoprotein particle [is_a relation] is_a  plasma lipoprotein particle (GO:0034358)
Children of high-density lipoprotein particle (GO:0034364)
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discoidal high-density lipoprotein particle (GO:0034365) [is_a relation] is_a  high-density lipoprotein particle
spherical high-density lipoprotein particle (GO:0034366) [is_a relation] is_a  high-density lipoprotein particle
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