What are low-density lipoproteins?what are their functions?






Answer / padma

Major carriers of cholesterol in blood has a diametre of 22
nm and a mass of 3000kd contains a core about 1500
esterified cholesterol molecules.
highly hydrophobic core is covered by shell of phospholipids .
role of LDL is to transport cholesterol to peripheral
tissues and regulate denovo cholesterol synthesis at these
sites.

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