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LP200440-8SqualeneActive

Description

LP200440-8   Squalene
Squalene is a naturally occurring polyprenyl compound and an intermediate metabolite in the synthesis of cholesterol. Serum squalene originates from endogenous cholesterol synthesis and from dietary sources.[PMID:9988781] One study found that women with elevated ratios of serum squalene, campesterol and sitosterol to cholesterol and low respective lathosterol values have enhanced risk for coronary artery disease (CAD).[PMID:10758959] Source: Regenstrief LOINC

Basic Part Properties

Name
Squalene
Type
Component
Created On
2015-09-23
Construct for LOINC Short Name
Squalene

LOINC FHIR® API Example - CodeSystem Request Get Info

https://fhir.loinc.org/CodeSystem/$lookup?system=http://loinc.org&code=LP200440-8

Language Variants Get Info

zh-CNChinese (China)
角鲨烯
Synonyms: 角鲨烯;三十碳六烯;鲨稀
it-ITItalian (Italy)
Squalene
es-ESSpanish (Spain)
Escualeno
tr-TRTurkish (Turkey)
Skualen