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phospholipase

 [fos″fo-lip´ās]
any of four enzymes (phospholipase A to D) that catalyze the hydrolysis of a phospholipid.

phos·pho·lip·ase

(fos'fō-lip'ās),
An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of a phospholipid.
Synonym(s): lecithinase

phospholipase

/phos·pho·lip·ase/ (-lip´ās) any of four enzymes (phospholipase A to D) that catalyze the hydrolysis of specific ester bonds in phospholipids.

phospholipase

(fŏs′fō-lĭp′ās′, -lī′pās′)
n.
Any of several enzymes that hydrolyze specific ester bonds in phospholipids.

phospholipase

[fos′fōlī′pās]
any of a group of enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of phospholipids. Various phospholipases digest cell membranes, aid in the synthesis of prostaglandins, and help produce arachidonic acid, one of the essential fatty acids.

lecithinase

A nonspecific term for any enzyme that hydrolyses lecithin and other phospholipids.

phos·pho·lip·ase

(fos'fō-lip'ās)
An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of a phospholipid.
Synonym(s): lecithinase.

phos·pho·lip·ase

(fos'fō-lip'ās)
An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of a phospholipid.
Synonym(s): lecithinase.

phospholipase (fos´fōlip´ās),

n an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of a phospholipid.
phospholipase C,
n an enzyme removing choline phosphate from a phosphatidylcholine.

phospholipase

any of four enzymes (phospholipase A to D) which catalyze the hydrolysis of a phospholipid.
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