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Lipoprotein(a) MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Lipoprotein(a)
Tree Number(s)
D10.532.350
D12.776.521.400
Unique ID
D017270
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017270
Scope Note
A lipoprotein that resembles the LOW-DENSITY LIPOPROTEINS but with an extra protein moiety, APOPROTEIN (A) also known as APOLIPOPROTEIN (A), linked to APOLIPOPROTEIN B-100 on the LDL by one or two disulfide bonds. High plasma level of lipoprotein (a) is associated with increased risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
Entry Term(s)
Lipoprotein (a)
Lipoprotein (a-)
Lipoprotein Lp(a)
Lipoprotein a
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Lipoproteins (1977-1992)
Public MeSH Note
93; LIPOPROTEIN LP(A) was indexed under LIPOPROTEINS 1977-92
Online Note
use LIPOPROTEIN(A) (NM) to search LIPOPROTEIN LP(A) 1980-92
History Note
93; was LIPOPROTEIN LP(A) (NM) 1977-92
Date Established
1993/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/05/22
Revision Date
2006/07/05
Lipoprotein(a) Preferred
Lipoprotein (a-) Narrower
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