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Descriptor English: Chylomicrons
Descriptor Spanish: Quilomicrones
Descriptor Portuguese: Quilomícrons
Descriptor French: Chylomicron
Entry term(s): Chylomicron
Tree number(s): D10.532.183
D12.776.521.242
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002914
Scope note: A class of lipoproteins that carry dietary CHOLESTEROL and TRIGLYCERIDES from the SMALL INTESTINE to the tissues. Their density (0.93-1.006 g/ml) is the same as that of VERY-LOW-DENSITY LIPOPROTEINS.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DE drug effects
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UL ultrastructure
UR urine
DeCS ID: 2939
Unique ID: D002914
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Chylomicrons - Preferred
Concept UI M0004455
Scope note A class of lipoproteins that carry dietary CHOLESTEROL and TRIGLYCERIDES from the SMALL INTESTINE to the tissues. Their density (0.93-1.006 g/ml) is the same as that of VERY-LOW-DENSITY LIPOPROTEINS.
Preferred term Chylomicrons
Entry term(s) Chylomicron



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