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low-density lipoprotein receptor-related

 

Definition: The LDL receptor-related protein is an endocytic receptor found in a variety of cells. It is central to lipoprotein metabolism, but is also involved in immune responses and cellular entry of pathogens.

Synonym(s): LRP, LRP1

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