sterol esterase

Known as: triterpenol esterase, cholesteryl ester synthase, Sterol Ester Acylhydrolase 
An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of CHOLESTEROL ESTERS and some other sterol esters, to liberate cholesterol plus a fatty acid anion.
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
We investigated the rs9939609 single nucleotide polymorphism of the FTO gene in relation to fat cell function and adipose tissue… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is one of the most frequent causes of abnormal liver dysfunction, and its prevalence has… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
This work examined the colocalization, trafficking, and interactions of key proteins involved in lipolysis during brief cAMP… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
Adipose tissue lipolysis is the catabolic process leading to the breakdown of triglycerides stored in fat cells and release of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Aquaporin-7 (AQP7) is a water/glycerol transporting protein expressed in adipocyte plasma membranes. We report here remarkable… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
A gene coding for a thermostable esterase was isolated by functional screening of Escherichia coli cells that had been… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
OBJECTIVE To directly ascertain the physiological roles in adipocytes of hormone-sensitive lipase (HSL; E.C. 3.1.1.3), a… (More)
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Review
1995
Review
1995
Hydrolysis of triglycerides to fatty acids and glycerol in fat cells (lipolysis) is of importance for the control of lipid and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
The AMP-activated protein kinase is responsible for the regulation of fatty acid synthesis by phosphorylation of acetyl-CoA… (More)
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Highly Cited
1974
Highly Cited
1974
An enzymatic method is described for determination of total serum cholesterol by use of a single aqueous reagent. The method… (More)
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