Reverse Cholesterol Transport

Question 1 of 13

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Humans cannot metabolise the cholesterol ring system

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 2 of 13

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Reverse cholesterol transport is mediated by...

Select one of the following:

  • HDLs

  • LDLs

  • VLDLs

Question 3 of 13

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Initially, HDLs are released from the liver with Apo_, in _ form

Select one or more of the following:

  • A1

  • B100

  • Pre-Beta-HDL

  • Pre-Alpha-HDL

Question 4 of 13

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Cholesterol Efflux Regulatory Protein is found where?

Select one of the following:

  • The liver

  • Vascular endothelium

  • Peripheral cells

Question 5 of 13

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CERP modifies the cholesterol in the pre-beta-HDL

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 6 of 13

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What does LCAT do that makes the pre-beta-HDL spherical?

Select one of the following:

  • The cholesterol is reduced

  • The cholesterol is esterified

  • The cholesterol is oxidised

Question 7 of 13

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CETP- Cholesterol Ester Transfer Protein

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 8 of 13

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CETP transfers cholesterol esters between

Select one or more of the following:

  • IDLs

  • HDLs

  • VLDLs

  • LDLs

Question 9 of 13

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The action of CETP makes the HDL smaller

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 10 of 13

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Once the HDL has been made large enough, it returns to the liver to be picked up by

Select one of the following:

  • ApoE receptors

  • LDL receptors

  • Scavenger receptors

Question 11 of 13

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The HDLs picked up transfer the cholesterol to the cell membrane

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 12 of 13

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The returned cholesterol is then excreted as

Select one or more of the following:

  • Free sterol

  • Cholesterol esters

  • Bile acids

Question 13 of 13

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Xanthomea- Cholesterol depoisiton in the brain

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False
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Reverse Cholesterol Transport

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Year 2 (Lipids) Quiz on Reverse Cholesterol Transport, created by gina_evans0312 on 10/02/2014.

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