Human Biology, 14 Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 1-25924-574-8
ISBN 13: 978-1-25924-574-9

Chapter 2 - Section 2.5 - Lipids - Biology Matters: 1

Answer

LDLs and HDLs are actually proteins that carry fat and cholesterol throughout the body. LDLs are "bad" because they are "full" and cannot carry anymore fat or cholesterol. HDLs "good" because they are empty and available to carry more fat and cholesterol.

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LDLs and HDLs are actually proteins that carry fat and cholesterol throughout the body. LDLs are "bad" because they are "full" and cannot carry anymore fat or cholesterol. HDLs "good" because they are empty and available to carry more fat and cholesterol.
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