What is the LDL-C to ApoB Ratio?

LDL particles

Table of Contents Do you want to know your Low Density Lipoprotein (LDL) particle size, but don’t want to spend thousands on a nuclear magnetic resonance test? (Doesn’t everybody…? )The low density lipoprotein cholesterol to Apolipoprotein B (LDL-C/ApoB) ratio is a simple metric that can be used to approximate LDL particle size for less than […]

What is Apolipoprotein B (Apo B)?

Apolipoprotein B

Table of Contents Lipoproteins are particles that transport fats through the bloodstream. They consist of three main components: triglycerides, cholesterol, and apolipoprotein (apo). Fats are not water soluble so they need a protein to package them up so they can be transported in the blood. ApoB is one of those packaging proteins.  ApoB is found […]