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lipase

 [li´pās, lip´ās]
fat-splitting enzyme; any enzyme that catalyzes the splitting of fats into glycerol and fatty acids. Measurement of the serum lipase level is an important diagnostic test for acute and chronic pancreatitis.

li·pase

(lī'pās, lip'ās),
1. In general, any fat-splitting or lipolytic enzyme; a carboxylesterase, for example, triacylglycerol lipase, phospholipase A2, lipoprotein lipase.
2. Synonym(s): triacylglycerol lipase

lipase

/lip·ase/ (li´pās) (lip´ās) any enzyme that catalyzes the cleavage of a fatty acid anion from a triglyceride or phospholipid.

lipase

(lĭp′ās′, lī′pās′)
n.
Any of a group of enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of fats into glycerol and fatty acids.

lipase

[lī′pās, lip′ās]
Etymology: Gk, lipos, fat; Fr, diastase, enzyme
any of several enzymes produced by the organs of the digestive system that catalyze the breakdown of lipids through the hydrolysis of the linkages between fatty acids and glycerol in triglycerides and phospholipids. Normal blood levels of lipase range from 0 to 110 U/L. See also fat, fatty acid, glycerol, phospholipid, triglyceride.

li·pase

(lip'ās)
Any fat-splitting or lipolytic enzyme; a carboxylesterase.

lipase

An enzyme that catalyzes the breakdown (hydrolysis) of fat molecules to glycerol and fatty acids.

lipase

the enzyme that breaks down fat into fatty acids and glycerol. The main source is the PANCREATIC JUICE.

Lipase

A fat-splitting enzyme found in pancreatic juice, blood, and many tissues.
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lipase

fat-splitting enzyme

li·pase

(lip'ās)
Any fat-splitting or lipolytic enzyme; a carboxylesterase.

lipase,

n a fat-splitting or lipolytic enzyme.

lipase

fat-splitting enzyme; abbreviated LPS. Any enzyme that catalyzes the splitting of fats into glycerol and fatty acids. The two important sources in the body are the pancreas and the intestinal mucosa. Measurement of the serum levels of lipase is an important diagnostic test for acute and chronic pancreatitis. See also pancreatic lipase.

triglyceride lipase
see triacylglycerol lipase.

monoacylglycerol hydrolase, lipase

enzyme catalyzing the final hydrolytic removal of a fatty acid from monoacylglycerol releasing glycerol into the bloodstream; present in adipose tissue.
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Mann-Whitney test was used for comparison of the HMG-CoA reductase and hepatic lipase means.
The lipolytic activity of lipase is responsible for the development of rancidity along with the deterioration of the oil (Cancino et al.
Serum amylase was found to be 78 U/L (normal range 25-98 U/L) and serum lipase 149 U/L (normal range 10-190 U/L).
Guangdong, China), uncoated lipase (UC-LIP, from Bacillus stearothermophilus, 10,935U/g, Zhuhai Tiankai Biochemical Co.
Regulation of the synthesis, processing and translocation of lipoprotein lipase.
Data shows no significant association between lipoprotein lipase gene polymorphisms rs320, rs285, rs328 and stroke in the Colombian simple analyzed; suggesting that this polymorphism cannot be used as genetic markers to predict risk for stroke development.
Increment in lipase production by Acromobacter xylosoxidans TS2MCN and B.
Among 77 patients with elevated serum lipase more than 3 folds of normal limit, only 65 cases are diagnosed as case of acute pancreatitis by multi-detector computed tomography.
The total enzymes sale was a few million dollars annually until 1960s (Wilke, 1999) however, the demand for lipase is increasing day by day (Bornscheuer et al.
Producao de lipase por fermentacao em estado solido Os experimentos de producao da enzima foram conduzidos em colunas aeradas, incubadas em banho-maria a 32[degrees]C e alimentada com 1,0vvm (volume de ar por volume de meio por minuto) de ar, baseado nos experimentos de MACEDO et al.
We have previously characterized the thermo-alkalophilic lipase (LipSBS) from Geobacillus SBS-4S [3].