tetrahydrolipstatin


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tetrahydrolipstatin

An early anti-obesity pill of the class that acts by preventing the absorption of dietary fats. Experience has shown the disadvantages of this seemingly ideal way to enjoy the best of both worlds-abdominal discomfort, loss of fat-soluble vitamins, loss of advantageous fats such as fish oils, fatty stools hard to flush, and loss of the incentive to try to control greediness.
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Identification of the active-site serine in human pancreatic lipase by chemical modification with tetrahydrolipstatin.
Prevention of in vivo lipolysis by tetrahydrolipstatin.
4] Nonstandard abbreviations: FFA, free fatty acid; HD, hemodialysis; UFH, unfractionated heparin; LMWH, low-molecular weight heparin; and THL, tetrahydrolipstatin.
Interactions of lipoprotein lipase with the active-site inhibitor tetrahydrolipstatin (Orlistat).
Inhibition of lipoprotein lipase activity by tetrahydrolipstatin.