"Apolipoprotein E4" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A major and the second most common isoform of apolipoprotein E. In humans, Apo E4 differs from APOLIPOPROTEIN E3 at only one residue 112 (cysteine is replaced by arginine), and exhibits a lower resistance to denaturation and greater propensity to form folded intermediates. Apo E4 is a risk factor for ALZHEIMER DISEASE and CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES.
- Apolipoprotein E4
- Apolipoprotein E-4
- Apolipoprotein E 4
- Apo E4
- Apo E epsilon 4
- Apo E-4
- Apo E 4
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