Investigation of hyperlipidaemia

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28.2 A schematic representation of lipid metabolism. CHOL = cholesterol; CM = chylomicron; FFA = free fatty acids; HDL = high density lipoprotein; LCAT= lecithin-cholesterol acyltransferase. LPL = lipoprotein lipase; TRL = triacylglycerol-rich lipoprotein.
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28.3 Canine plasma sample after 12 hours’ refrigeration. A ‘creamy’ layer of chylomicrons has risen to the top. The underlying plasma has a lactescent appearance, indicating the presence of endogenous triacylglycerols.
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28.4 Lipoprotein electrophoresis of canine plasma. 1, 2, 3, 4 = fractions; HDL = high-density lipoprotein; TRL = triacylglycerol-rich lipoprotein fraction. CM = chylomicrons.
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