Problem: LDL particles, which contain cholesterol, enter cells via:A. channel proteinsB. carrier proteinsC. receptor-mediated endocytosisD. diffusion across the membrane

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Cholesterol is mainly transported in blood as low-density lipoprotein, a form of lipid-protein complex that forms esters with cholesterol. When cells take in cholesterol, it is through endocytosis.

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LDL particles, which contain cholesterol, enter cells via:

A. channel proteins

B. carrier proteins

C. receptor-mediated endocytosis

D. diffusion across the membrane