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Apolipoprotein B-48 is a structural protein in lipoproteins derived from the small intestine, such as chylomicron (CM) and its remnants. A role of CM is to transfer exogenous lipids derived from food to the liver or peripheral tissues, the measurement of Apo B-48 is considered a best marker for observation of exogenous lipid transportation after food intake.

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US science agencies face deep cuts in Trump budget

16 March 2017

The Environmental Protection Agency and the National Institutes of Health are big losers — but planetary science at NASA stands to gain. Read More


Hidden HIV reservoirs exposed by telltale protein

15 March 2017

The discovery helps to identify dormant infected cells and could one day lead to a cure. Read More


Space ravioli, coral bleaching and a LIGO pioneer dies

15 March 2017

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A makeover for the world's most hated crop

15 March 2017

Oil palm has a reputation as an environmental menace. Can the latest genetic research change that? Read More


'Zombie' patent fights over mutant mice return

15 March 2017

University takes on US National Institutes of Health over animals used for Alzheimer's research. Read More


Chinese mountain observatory to probe cosmic-ray origins

14 March 2017

The massive project will intercept γ-ray showers in an unexplored energy band. Read More


Fossil algae hold clues to origin of modern photosynthesis

14 March 2017

The 1.6-billion-year-old specimens hold promise for settling long-running debate. Read More


CRISPR, microbes and more are joining the war against crop killers

14 March 2017

Agricultural scientists look beyond synthetic chemistry to battle pesticide resistance. Read More


Earth's lost history of planet-altering eruptions revealed

14 March 2017

Geologists unearth signs of major volcanic events stretching back 3 billion years. Read More


How dare you call us diplomats

14 March 2017

Amaya Moro-Martín is furious about Spanish government attempts to brand her and other exiled scientists as strategic partners. Read More


First fluorescent frog found

13 March 2017

A rare find in land animals reveals a new way to glow. Read More


Physician with drug-industry ties is Trump's FDA pick

10 March 2017

Scott Gottlieb may face scrutiny over potential conflicts of interest. Read More


Trump and Republicans take aim at environmental agency

10 March 2017

EPA chief Scott Pruitt denies carbon dioxide's impact on the climate, and promises deregulation. Read More


Synthetic yeast chromosomes help probe mysteries of evolution

09 March 2017

To work out how the yeast genome evolved, bioengineers are recreating it. Read More


The quest to reveal science's hidden female faces

08 March 2017

Campaign on Wikipedia seeks to track down photos of female scientists and those from minority ethnic groups. Read More


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