Triacylglycerol lipase

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Triacylglycerol lipase
EC number3.1.1.3
CAS number9001-62-1
IntEnzIntEnz view
ExPASyNiceZyme view
MetaCycmetabolic pathway
PDB structuresRCSB PDB PDBe PDBsum

Triacylglycerol lipase (EC, lipase, butyrinase, tributyrinase, Tween hydrolase, steapsin, triacetinase, tributyrin esterase, Tweenase, amno N-AP, Takedo 1969-4-9, Meito MY 30, Tweenesterase, GA 56, capalase L, triglyceride hydrolase, triolein hydrolase, tween-hydrolyzing esterase, amano CE, cacordase, triglyceridase, triacylglycerol ester hydrolase, amano P, amano AP, PPL, glycerol-ester hydrolase, GEH, meito Sangyo OF lipase, hepatic lipase, lipazin, post-heparin plasma protamine-resistant lipase, salt-resistant post-heparin lipase, heparin releasable hepatic lipase, amano CES, amano B, tributyrase, triglyceride lipase, liver lipase, hepatic monoacylglycerol acyltransferase) is an enzyme with systematic name triacylglycerol acylhydrolase.[1][2][3][4][5] This enzyme catalyses the following chemical reaction

triacylglycerol + H2O ⇌ diacylglycerol + a carboxylate

The pancreatic enzyme acts only on an ester-water interface.

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  1. ^ Korn ED, Quigley TW (June 1957). "Lipoprotein lipase of chicken adipose tissue". The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 226 (2): 833–9. PMID 13438870.
  2. ^ Lynn WS, Perryman NC (July 1960). "Properties and purification of adipose tissue lipase". The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 235: 1912–6. PMID 14419169.
  3. ^ Sarda L, Desnuelle P (December 1958). "[Actions of pancreatic lipase on esters in emulsions]". Biochimica et Biophysica Acta. 30 (3): 513–21. doi:10.1016/0006-3002(58)90097-0. PMID 13618257.
  4. ^ Singer, T.P.; Hofstee, B.H.J. (1948). "Studies on wheat germ lipase. I. Methods of estimation, purification and general properties of the enzyme". Arch. Biochem. 18: 229–243.
  5. ^ Singer, T.P.; Hofstee, B.H.J. (1948). "Studies on wheat germ lipase. II. Kinetics". Arch. Biochem. 18: 245–259.

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