NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,990 terms related to cancer and medicine.

ABCA1 pathway
(… PATH-way)
Describes a group of proteins in a cell that work together to help remove extra cholesterol and certain fats from tissue in the body. Changes in the ABCA1 pathway may lead to diseases of the heart and blood vessels. Drugs or substances that affect this pathway are being studied in the prevention and treatment of some diseases.