The role of clearing-factor lipase (lipoprotein lipase) in the transport of plasma triglycerides.


The enzyme clearing-factor lipase, or lipoprotein lipase, is responsible for the removal of most of the plasma triglycerides from the bloodstream (Robinson, 1963). The main carriers of such triglycerides are the chylomicrons and the verylowdensity lipoproteins and these complexes are believed to be first sequestered by the enzyme at the lumen surfaces of… (More)

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