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Summary

A severe type of hyperlipidemia, sometimes familial, that is characterized by the elevation of both plasma chylomicrons and triglycerides contained in very-low-density lipoproteins. Type V hyperlipoproteinemia is often associated with diabetes mellitus and is not caused by reduced lipoprotein lipase activity as in hyperlipoproteinemia type I. [from MONDO]

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  • Also known as: APOAV, RAP3, APOA5
    Summary: apolipoprotein A5

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