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lip·ase

 (lĭp′ās′, lī′pās′)
n.
Any of a group of enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of fats into glycerol and fatty acids.

lipase

(ˈlaɪpeɪs; ˈlɪpeɪs)
n
(Biochemistry) any of a group of fat-digesting enzymes produced in the stomach, pancreas, and liver and also occurring widely in the seeds of plants
[C19: from Greek lipos fat + -ase]

li•pase

(ˈlaɪ peɪs, ˈlɪp eɪs)

n.
any of a class of enzymes that break down fats, produced by the liver, pancreas, and other digestive organs or by certain plants.
[1895–1900; < Greek líp(os) fat + -ase]

lip·ase

(lĭp′ās′, lī′pās′)
An enzyme that promotes the decomposition of fats to form glycerol and fatty acids.

lipase

An enzyme that digests fat.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lipase - an enzyme secreted in the digestive tract that catalyzes the breakdown of fats into individual fatty acids that can be absorbed into the bloodstream
gastric acid, gastric juice - digestive secretions of the stomach glands consisting chiefly of hydrochloric acid and mucin and the enzymes pepsin and rennin and lipase
enzyme - any of several complex proteins that are produced by cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions
Translations
lipase

li·pase

n. lipasa, enzima segregada por el páncreas que cataliza las grasas y lipoproteínas usualmente en degradación de glicerol y ácido lípido.

lipase

n lipasa
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The use of immobilized lipase on a suitable support increases the process financial viability, mainly due to its reuse (reaction medium separation), it improves the thermal and mechanical properties (stability at different temperatures), operational stability, storage and the enzymatic activity (Cadena et al.
The liver was analyzed for HMG-CoA reductase concentration and hepatic lipase activity whiles cholesterol, LDL and HDL concentrations were measured in the blood serum.
The lipase and phospholipase extracted, incubated at 400C and pH 6 in citrate buffer for 1 hour.
The diagnosis is most commonly based upon characteristic history of acute abdomen accompanied with rise in levels of pancreatic enzymes namely amylase and lipase in serum.
The company said evinacumab is an investigational monoclonal antibody to angiopoietin-like protein 3 (ANGPTL3) that acts as an inhibitor of lipoprotein lipase and endothelial lipase and appears to play a central role in lipoprotein metabolism.
Exogenous enzymes proposed as alternatives to antibiotics, which include carbohydrase, lipase, protease, and phytase, are now extensively used throughout the world as feed additives in monogastric animal diets [4-8].
Lipoprotein lipase (LPL) plays a crucial role in the metabolism and transport of lipids.
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Similarly, it has been reported that, lipase production by Bacillus coagulans was found maximum at 40[degrees]C that decrease with increasing temperature (34); while, esterase production by Lactobacillus brevis NJ13 was found highest at 50[degrees]C (35).
The lipase producing bacterial species include Achromobacter, Alcaligenes, Arthrobacter, Bacillus, Burkholderia, Chromobacterium and Pseudomonas.
As linhagens de Aspergillus niger tem se mostrado mais promissoras para produzir lipase extracelular, o que facilita a recuperacao da enzima (AGUIAR & MENEZES, 2000; MESSIAS et al.