"Lipase" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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An enzyme of the hydrolase class that catalyzes the reaction of triacylglycerol and water to yield diacylglycerol and a fatty acid anion. It is produced by glands on the tongue and by the pancreas and initiates the digestion of dietary fats. (From Dorland, 27th ed) EC 188.8.131.52.
- Triacylglycerol Lipase
- Triolean Hydrolase
- Hydrolase, Triolean
- Triglyceride Lipase
- Lipase, Triglyceride
- Triacylglycerol Hydrolase
- Hydrolase, Triacylglycerol
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