triacylglycerol lipase


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tri·ac·yl·glyc·er·ol li·pase

the fat-splitting enzyme in pancreatic juice; it hydrolyzes triacylglycerol to produce a diacylglycerol and a fatty acid anion; a deficiency of the hepatic enzyme results in hypercholesterolemia and hypertriglyceridemia.

tri·ac·yl·glyc·er·ol li·pase

(trī-as'il-glis'ĕr-ol lip'ās)
The fat-splitting enzyme in pancreatic juice; it hydrolyzes triacylglycerol to produce a diacylglycerol and a fatty acid anion; a deficiency of the hepatic enzyme results in hypercholesterolemia and hypertriglyceridemia.
Synonym(s): steapsin.
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Identification, cloning, expression, and purification of three novel human calcium-independent phospholipase A(2) family members possessing triacylglycerol lipase and acylglycerol transacylase activities.
The quantities measured and the corresponding analyzers were as follows: serum concentrations of apolipoprotein A1, apolipoproteins B, bilirubin (nonesterified), chloride, cholinesterase, HDL-cholesterol, L-lactate dehydrogenase, lipoprotein(a), pancreatic a-amylase, peptidyl dipeptidase A, transferrin, and triacylglycerol lipase were measured with the Modular System (Roche Diagnostics); serum magnesium concentrations were measured with the Dimension RxL (Dade Behring); serum concentrations of CA 15-3 antigen, CA 19-9 antigen, CA 125 antigen, a-fetoprotein, [[beta].
We have shown that a lipolytic enzyme normally expressed in the pancreas and released into the gut, pancreatic triacylglycerol lipase (PTL), is expressed in the heart and the WAT of hibernating 13- lined ground squirrels (Spermophilus tridecemlineatus).