Chapter 7

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Familial hypercholesterolemia is characterized by which of the following?

A) defective LDL receptors on the cell membranes

B) poor attachment of the cholesterol to the extracellular matrix of cells

C) a poorly formed lipid bilayer that cannot incorporate cholesterol into cell membranes

D) inhibition of the cholesterol active transport system in red blood cells

E) a general lack of glycolipids in the blood cell membranes

Answer:

A) defective LDL receptors on the cell membranes



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