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What does LCAT stand for?

LCAT stands for Lecithin-Cholesterol Acyltransferase

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A novel lecithin-cholesterol acyltransferase antioxidant activity prevents the formation of oxidized lipids during lipoprotein oxidation.
By sequencing 3 genes known to be key for the metabolism of HDL cholesterol [ATP-binding cassette, sub-family A (ABC1), member 1 (ABCA1), apolipoprotein A-I (APOA1), and lecithin-cholesterol acyltransferase (LCAT)] in DHS individuals with extremely low and high HDL concentrations, Hobbs and Victor found that the number of mutations was 5 times higher in the low-HDL group than in the high-HDL group.
AlphaCore Pharma, a biopharmaceutical company, and Advanced Bioscience Laboratories (ABL), a biomedical contract research and manufacturing company, today announce funding from the National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) "Science Moving towards Research Translation and Therapy" (SMARTT) program, to manufacture recombinant human lecithin-cholesterol acyltransferase (rhLCAT) for the treatment of familial LCAT deficiency.