what is the compoositons and function of chylomicrons, VLDL, LDL, HDL?
- chylomicrons- triglycerides and proteins made in the intestinal lining, absorbed in lacteals and taken to the liver
- VLDL- cholesterol, triglerides and proteins made in liver for transport to adipose cells
- LDL- triglycerides are removed from VLDL by the adipose cell, the remaining protein and cholesterol circulate in the blood until they find a cell that wants the cholesterol
- HDL- protein packages made in the liver that circulate in the blood to pick up excess cholesterol and carry it back to the liver