Lipoprotein, High Density, Human Plasma
HDL is the vehicle for reversed cholesterol transport and estrification, serving as a scavenger for free cholesterol during intravascular catabolism of lipoproteins. HDL levels are inversely correlated with coronary heart disease. In a normal fasting individual, HDL concentrations range from 1.0-2.0 g/L. Purity: single arc by IEP against antisera to whole human serum. Essentially free of other plasma lipoproteins as determined by electrophoresis using Fat Red 7B stain for lipids and Coomassie Blue for proteins. >95percent of total lipoprotein content by electrophoresis. Prepared from fresh, non-frozen plasma shown to be non reactive for HbsAG, anti-HCV, anti-HBc, and negative for anti-HIV 1 & 2 by FDA approved tests. Do NOT freeze this product.