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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.
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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
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lipase

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

(lip'ās)
Any fat-splitting or lipolytic enzyme; a carboxylesterase.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

lipase

An enzyme that catalyzes the breakdown (hydrolysis) of fat molecules to glycerol and fatty acids.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

lipase

the enzyme that breaks down fat into fatty acids and glycerol. The main source is the PANCREATIC JUICE.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

Lipase

A fat-splitting enzyme found in pancreatic juice, blood, and many tissues.
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Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

li·pase

(lip'ās)
Any fat-splitting or lipolytic enzyme; a carboxylesterase.
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A new mutation (LIPA Tyr22X) of lysosomal acid lipase gene in a Japanese patient with Wolman disease.
A 5' splice-region mutation and a dinucleotide deletion in the lysosomal acid lipase gene in two patients with cholesteryl ester storage disease.
The treatments consisted of 2 levels of energy (net energy = 2,470 kcal/kg for low energy diet and 2,545 kcal/kg for basal diet) and 2 levels of lipase (0 and 1.5 U/g) according to the BW and sex.
When serum lipase levels are lower, the body cannot digest lipids such as cholesterol and triglycerides.
(5.) Burton BK, Balwani M, Feillet F, et al A Phase 3 Trial of Sebelipase Alfa in Lysosomal Acid Lipase Deficiency N Engl J Med 2015, 373 1010-20.
The normal range in our hospital of serum creatinine is 0.6 to 1.3 mg/dL; of lactic acid, 0.4 to 2 mmol/L; and of serum lipase, 73 to 393 U/L.
Lipoprotein lipase gene has impact on triglyceride levels and more commonly few polymorphisms are evaluated for association with triglycerides.
Although, Cherry and Crandal [7] first described an association between pancreatic injury and elevated serum lipase levels in 1932, the routine study of serum lipase levels gained widespread popularity quite later.
activity ([micro]mol/mL/min) = [[required volume of NaOH (L) x NaOH concentration (mol/L)]/ incubation time (min)] x volume of the lipase extract (L).
rugosa lipase activity when immobilized on both hydrophilic and hydrophobic support materials.
Cells were cultured in Erlenmeyer flasks (125 mL) containing 20 mL of culture medium supplemented with olive oil (2%, w [v.sup.-1]) as an initial carbon/inducer source for lipase production and cell growth.
On the other hand, lipase 3646 gene from Cohnella sp.