Phospholipase B

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phospholipase B1
Symbol PLB1
Entrez 151056
HUGO 30041
OMIM 610179
RefSeq NM_153021
UniProt Q6P1J6
Other data
Locus Chr. 2 p23.3

Phospholipase B, also known as lysophospholipase, is an enzyme with a combination of both PLA1 and PLA2 activities; that is, it can cleave acyl chains from both the sn-1 and sn-2 positions of a phospholipid. In general, it acts on lysolecithin (which is formed by the action of PLA2 on lecithin).

Phospholipase Cleavage Sites. Note that an enzyme that displays both PLA1 and PLA2 activities is called a Phospholipase B

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