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What does MTTP stand for?

MTTP stands for Microsomal Triglyceride Transfer Protein

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Researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, who led the study, revealed that lomitapide, a first-in-class microsomal triglyceride transfer protein (MTP) inhibitor, substantially and stably reduced LDL cholesterol (the "bad" cholesterol) in patients with the orphan disease homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HoFH).
Those cholesterol-reducing drugs that followed statins were cholesteryl ester transporter protein (CETP) inhibitors, Niemann-Pick Cl-like 1 (NPC1L1) inhibitors, microsomal triglyceride transfer protein (MTTP) inhibitors, and acyl-CoA cholesterol acyltransferase (ACAT) inhibitors.
a biopharmaceutical company focused on the treatment of cardiovascular and metabolic disease, today announced final data from three separate Phase II trials involving its lead cholesterol management compound, lomitapide (AEGR-733), which is a microsomal triglyceride transfer protein inhibitor (MTP-I) small molecule drug.
Hepatic and intestinal steatosis occur both in a-[beta]-lipoproteinemia (reflecting mutation of the microsomal triglyceride transfer protein, which allows apo B to associate physically with triglycerides in the liver and gut) and in homozygous hypo-[beta]-lipoproteinemia when mutations truncate apo B early in its sequence (2).
a biopharmaceutical company focused on the treatment of cardiovascular and metabolic disease, today announced top-line data from three separate Phase II trials involving its lead cholesterol management compound, AEGR-733, which is a microsomal triglyceride transfer protein (MTP) inhibitor.