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 (fŏs′fō-lĭp′ās′, -lī′pās′)
Any of several enzymes that hydrolyze specific ester bonds in phospholipids.

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(Chemistry) chem an enzyme that converts phospholipids into fatty acids and other substances as they react with water
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The phospholipase A2 family encompasses a wide range of enzymes that are all capable of hydrolyzing the sn-2 ester bond of a natural phospholipid substrate.
Phospholipase A2 activities of Gurcu bucks in individual months and between November and December are given in Table 4.
Elevated level of LP-PLA2 is an independent risk factor in the prediction of the risk of coronary heart disease and stroke.20,21 LP-PLA2 which belongs to the enlarged phospholipase A2 super family is a serine lipase composed of 441 amino acid residues.
Oocyte activation and phospholipase C zeta (PLCzeta): diagnostic and therapeutic implications for assisted reproductive technology.
Two types of phospholipase C (PLC) enzymes, the phospholipase C haemolytic (PLC-H) and the phospholipase C non-haemolytic (PLC-N), are produced by P.
In addition to melittin, phospholipase A2 in bee venom is another fundamental compound which was shown to have an antibacterial and anticoagulant effect phospholipase A2 plays as an important role in the generation of chemical mediators, cell proliferation and in the anti-inflammatory process 34.
The researchers also optimized the percentage of phospholipase D and the molar concentration of the reactants.
The inflammatory cells in plaques and their inflammatory products may be the cause for plaque instability and ruptures.[1] Studies found three novel inflammatory markers, including lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 (Lp-PLA2), intracellular adhesion molecule-1 (ICAM-1), and chitinase-3-like protein 1 (YKL-40), which were involved in the clinical prognosis and pathogenesis of CHD.[2],[3],[4],[5],[6],[7],[8],[9],[10] Nevertheless, the association between these three inflammatory markers and plaque stability and the severity degree of coronary artery stenosis need to be further studied.
Purification, Properties, Sequencing, and Cloning of a Lipoprotein-Associated, Serine-Dependent Phospholipase Involved in the Oxidative Modification of Low-Density Lipoproteins.
Phospholipase A activity can be recovered from fraction P30 using a previously described cellular fractionation method [24].
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