Apolipoprotein B Familial Hypobetalipoproteinemia

An autosomal dominant disorder of lipid metabolism. It is caused by mutations of APOLIPOPROTEINS B, main components of CHYLOMICRONS and BETA-LIPOPROTEINS (low density lipoproteins or LDL). Features include abnormally low LDL, normal triglyceride level, and dietary fat malabsorption.
Also Known As:
Hypobetalipoproteinemia, Familial, Apolipoprotein B; Abetalipoproteinemia, Normotriglyceridemic, Steinbert Type; Apolipoprotein B Deficiency Disease; Hypobetalipoproteinemia, Familial, Apo B; Apolipoprotein B Deficiencies; Apolipoprotein B Deficiency
Networked: 4 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 0 trials/studies)

Disease Context: Research Results

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1. Fatty Liver


1. Desai, H G: 2 articles (01/2003 - 02/2001)
2. Artekar, T M: 1 article (01/2003)
3. Shah, S S: 1 article (02/2001)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Apolipoprotein B Familial Hypobetalipoproteinemia:
1. TransaminasesIBA
2. LDL CholesterolIBA
3. CholesterolIBA
4. ApolipoproteinsIBA