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Lipase

Known as: Triolean Hydrolase, tributyrase, Triacylglycerol Lipase 
An enzyme of the hydrolase class that catalyzes the reaction of triacylglycerol and water to yield diacylglycerol and a fatty acid anion. It is… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Fat tissue is the most important energy depot in vertebrates. The release of free fatty acids (FFAs) from stored fat requires the… Expand
Review
2004
Review
2004
Abstract Lipases, triacylglycerol hydrolases, are an important group of biotechnologically relevant enzymes and they find immense… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The endogenous cannabinoids (endocannabinoids) are lipid molecules that may mediate retrograde signaling at central synapses and… Expand
Review
2002
Review
2002
Lipases constitute the most important group of biocatalysts for biotechnological applications. The high-level production of… Expand
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Lipases (triacylglycerol acylhydrolases, EC 3.1.1.3) catalyze the hydrolysis and the synthesis of esters formed from glycerol and… Expand
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Abstract Surfactants are surface-active compounds capable of reducing surface and interfacial tension at the interfaces between… Expand
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Review
1999
Review
1999
Bacteria produce and secrete lipases, which can catalyze both the hydrolysis and the synthesis of long-chain acylglycerols. These… Expand
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Review
1998
Review
1998
Unusually versatile substrate specificity is shown by lipases. Not only do they hydrolyze triacylglycerols-for example, in the… Expand
Review
1998
Review
1998
Lipases are secreted into the culture medium by many bacteria and fungi. They catalyse not only the hydrolysis but also the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
TRUE Upases attack triacylglycerols and act at an oil–water interface; they constitute a ubiquitous group of enzymes catalysing a… Expand