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Apoprotein may refer to:

  • Apoenzyme, the protein part of an enzyme without its characteristic prosthetic group
  • Apolipoprotein, a lipid-binding protein that is a constituent of the plasma lipoprotein. If mediated the transport of triglycerides out of the cell. Without apolipoproteins lipids build up in the cells.[1]


  1. ^ Huether, Sue (2012). Understanding Pathophysiology (5 ed.). St. Louis: Elsevier. p. Chapter 7. ISBN 978-0-323-07891-7.