[Lipoprotein lipase].


We describe molecular and physiological properties of human lipoprotein lipase (LPL) based on recent advanced knowledges. Human LPL is a lipolytic glycoprotein enzyme synthesized by extrahepatic tissues, mainly adipocytes, and its gene is located on chromosome 8p22 with 10 exons that encode mRNAs of 3.4 kb and 3.8 kb. Clinical and biochemical studies… (More)