Endogenous lipid transport

Endogenous lipid transport

The apoproteins serve both in the assembly of the lipoproteins and in the determination of their metabolic fate. Several of the apoproteins are ligands for specific cell surface receptors and, as a consequence, facilitate lipid delivery to, and possibly from, cells and control the catabolism of the lipoproteins.

See next graphic for more explanation of processes in the hepatocyte.


Which of the following is the major carrier for the transport of cholesterol to peripheral tissues?


Which one of the following enzymes is involved in the mobilization of fatty acids from triglycerides stored in adipose tissue? 


All of the following are true statements about lipoprotein lipase activity EXCEPT