Summary: Apolipoprotein C-I (ApoC-1)
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Apolipoprotein C1 Edit Wikipedia article
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structural studies of a baboon (papio sp.) plasma protein inhibitor of cholesteryl ester transferase.
The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the apolipoprotein C family. This gene is expressed primarily in the liver, and it is activated when monocytes differentiate into macrophages. A pseudogene of this gene is located 4 kb downstream in the same orientation, on the same chromosome. This gene is mapped to chromosome 19, where it resides within an apolipoprotein gene cluster. Alternatively spliced transcript variants have been found for this gene, but the biological validity of some variants has not been determined.
Apolipoprotein C1 has a length of 57 amino acids normally found in plasma and responsible for the activation of esterified lechitin cholesterol with an important role in the exchange of esterified cholesterol between lipoproteins and in removal of cholesterol from tissues. Its main function is inhibition of CETP, probably by altering the electric charge of HDL molecules.
During fasting (like other apolipoprotein C), it is found primarily within HDL, while after a meal it is found on the surface of other lipoproteins. When proteins rich in triglycerides like chylomicrons and VLDL are broken down, this apoprotein is transferred again to HDL. It is one of the most positively charged proteins in the human body.
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Apolipoprotein C-I (ApoC-1) is a water-soluble protein component of plasma lipoprotein. It solubalises lipids and regulates lipid metabolism. ApoC-1 transfers among HDL (high density lipoprotein), VLDL (very low-density lipoprotein) and chylomicrons. ApoC-1 activates lecithin:choline acetyltransferase (LCAT), inhibits cholesteryl ester transfer protein, can inhibit hepatic lipase and phospholipase 2 and can stimulate cell growth. ApoC-1 delays the clearance of beta-VLDL by inhibiting its uptake via the LDL receptor-related pathway . ApoC-1 has been implicated in hypertriglyceridemia  and Alzheimer's disease .
Petit-Turcotte C, Stohl SM, Beffert U, Cohn JS, Aumont N, Tremblay M, Dea D, Yang L, Poirier J, Shachter NS; , Neurobiol Dis 2001;8:953-963.: Apolipoprotein C-I expression in the brain in Alzheimer's disease. PUBMED:11741391 EPMC:11741391
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InterPro entry IPR006781
Exchangeable apolipoproteins are water-soluble protein components of lipoproteins that solubilise lipids and regulate their metabolism by binding to cell receptors or activating specific enzymes. Apolipoprotein C-I (ApoC-1) is the smallest exchangeable apolipoprotein and transfers among HDL (high density lipoprotein), VLDL (very low-density lipoprotein) and chlylomicrons. ApoC-1 activates lecithin:choline acetyltransferase (LCAT), inhibits cholesteryl ester transfer protein, can inhibit hepatic lipase and phospholipase 2 and can stimulate cell growth. ApoC-1 delays the clearance of beta-VLDL by inhibiting its uptake via the LDL receptor-related pathway [PUBMED:11580293]. ApoC-1 has been implicated in hypertriglyceridemia [PUBMED:11353333], and Alzheimer s disease [PUBMED:11741391].
ApoC-1 is believed to comprise of two dynamic helices that are stabilised by interhelical interactions and are connected by a short linker region. The minimal folding unit in the lipid-free state of this and other exchangeable apolipoproteins comprises the helix-turn-helix motif formed of four 11-mer sequence repeats.
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