Lipoprotein (a) Evolution: Possible Benefits and Harm. Genetic and Non-Genetic Factors Influencing its Plasma Levels.

Curr Med Chem. 2017;24(10):969-978. doi: 10.2174/0929867324666170120155412. Review.
Kostakou PM, Hatzigeorgiou G, Kolovou V, Mavrogeni S, Kolovou GD.

The limited distribution of lipoprotein (a) (Lp(a)) to humans, Old World primates and to the European hedgehog, has raised considerable interest and speculation regarding its possible physiological role.

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