Types of Lipoproteins
General categories of lipoproteins, listed in order from larger and less dense (more
Chylomicrons - carry triacylglycerol (fat) from the intestines to the
Very low density lipoproteins (VLDL) - carry (newly synthesised) triacylglycerol from the liver to adipose tissue.
Intermediate density lipoproteins (IDL) - are intermediate between VLDL and
Low density lipoproteins (LDL) - carry
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