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What does LPA stand for?

LPA stands for Lysophosphatidic Acid

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2 percent of their Western-style, high-fat diet, had significantly lower levels of inflammation; higher paraoxonase activity, an antioxidant enzyme associated with good cholesterol; higher levels of good cholesterol; decreased lysophosphatidic acid, a tumor- promoter that accelerates plaque build-up in the arteries in animal models; and less atherosclerotic plaque.
The discovery of lysophosphatidic acid as a diagnostically sensitive and specific test for ovarian cancer, leading to the formation of a company, Atairgin, which invested tens of millions of dollars to unsuccessfully validate the test in multicenter clinical trials and eventually closed its doors.
In that study, investigators found that adolescents (aged 12-21 years) with diabetes had significantly thicker IMT measurements than controls, and that there was an association between higher IMT and elevated levels of LDL cholesterol, apolipoprotein B, and lysophosphatidic acid (J.