Triglyceride lipases (EC 188.8.131.52) are a family of lipolytic enzymes that hydrolyse
ester linkages of triglycerides. Lipases are widely distributed in animals, plants ...
Pancreatic lipase (triacylglycerol acylhydrolase, EC:184.108.40.206) plays a key role in
dietary fat absorption by hydrolysing dietary long chain triacyl-glycerol to free fatty
Annu Rev Nutr. 1997;17:141-58. Structure and function of pancreatic lipase and
colipase. Lowe ME(1). Author information: (1)Washington University School of ...
Sep 9, 2014 ... A lipase test measures the amount of this enzyme in a blood sample. High
amounts of lipase may be found in the blood when the pancreas ...
Hyperlipasemia may be described as an excess of the pancreatic enzyme, lipase
, in the blood. High levels may indicate a problem related to your pancreas.
Feb 24, 2015 ... The blood test for lipase is used to diagnose and monitor acute pancreatitis,
cystic fibrosis, celiac disease, and Crohn disease. A high lipase ...
Oct 5, 2015 ... Amylase helps your body break down starch. Lipase helps your body digest fats.
The pancreas, an organ that sits behind the stomach, ...
Structure of human pancreatic lipase. F. K. Winkler, A. D'Arcy & W. Hunziker.
Central Research Units, F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd, CH-4002 Basel, Switzerland.
extracellular region, triglyceride lipase activity, lipid digestion, positive regulation
of triglyceride lipase activity, retinoid metabolic process.
Pancreatic lipase readily adsorbs to a triglyceride droplet. In the intestine the
triglyceride droplets are covered with bile salt and phospholipids which will