Proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 (PCSK9) – Cardiology MCQ

All of the following are true about Proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 (PCSK9) except:

  1. Secreted into plasma by kidney
  2. Binds LDL receptor at the surface of liver cells
  3. Prevents recycling of LDL receptors
  4. Results in reduced LDL cholesterol clearance

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