LDL binds to LRP8

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R-HSA-432121
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Reaction [binding]
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Homo sapiens
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LPR8 (apoER2) is the platelet low density lipoprotein (LDL) receptor. Mice lacking ApoE develop hypercholesterolemia and later atherosclerosis (Zhang et al. 1992). Similiar results are seen in familial hypercholesterolemia, where defective apoB/E receptors fail to remove LDL from the circulation.

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PubMed ID Title Journal Year
15459198 Binding of low density lipoprotein to platelet apolipoprotein E receptor 2' results in phosphorylation of p38MAPK

Korporaal, SJ, Relou, IA, van Eck, M, Strasser, V, Bezemer, M, Gorter, G, van Berkel, TJ, Nimpf, J, Akkerman, JW, Lenting, PJ

J Biol Chem 2004
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