"Phosphatidylcholine-Sterol O-Acyltransferase" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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An enzyme secreted from the liver into the plasma of many mammalian species. It catalyzes the esterification of the hydroxyl group of lipoprotein cholesterol by the transfer of a fatty acid from the C-2 position of lecithin. In familial lecithin:cholesterol acyltransferase deficiency disease, the absence of the enzyme results in an excess of unesterified cholesterol in plasma.
- Phosphatidylcholine-Sterol O-Acyltransferase
- O-Acyltransferase, Phosphatidylcholine-Sterol
- Phosphatidylcholine Sterol O Acyltransferase
- Lecithin Cholesterol Acyltransferase
- Acyltransferase, Lecithin Cholesterol
- Cholesterol Acyltransferase, Lecithin
- Lecithin Acyltransferase
- Acyltransferase, Lecithin
- Cholesterol Ester Lysolecithin Acyltransferase
- Phosophatidylcholine-Sterol Acyltransferase
- Acyltransferase, Phosophatidylcholine-Sterol
- Phosophatidylcholine Sterol Acyltransferase
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