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Definition of the noun lipase

What does lipase mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: lipases

  1. an enzyme secreted in the digestive tract that catalyzes the breakdown of fats into individual fatty acids that can be absorbed into the bloodstream
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • more generic word: enzyme = any of several complex proteins that are produced by cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions
    • substance of: 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

Alternative definition of the noun lipase

noun

  1. [enzyme] Any of a group of enzymes which catalyses the hydrolysis of lipids.

Explanation

  1. Lipase: A lipase is an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of fats. Lipases are a subclass of the esterases.
    • also known as Zsírbontó enzim, Lipáz-enzim
  2. Lipase: 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.

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Google previewe-Study Guide for: Understanding Nutrition by Eleanor Noss Whitney, ISBN 9781133587521 (2013)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Lipase Pancreatic Hpase Saliva Salivary gland Gland Gastric lipase is an acidic lipase secreted by the gastric chief cells in...

A Lipase is a water-soluble enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of ester bonds in water-insoluble, lipid substrates.

Google previewBreeding For Ornamentals: Classical and Molecular Approaches (2013)

by A. Vainstein

the carnation lipase is the first ethylene- and senescence-induced lipase gene to be...

The finding that the carnation lipase is a cytoslic lipolytic acyl hydrolase means that it is presumably capable of ...

Google previewExercise Physiology , Human Bioenergetics and Its Applications (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Lipoprotein lipase is an enzyme that hydrolyzes lipids in lipoproteins, such as those found in chylomicrons and very...

Google previewNutrition for Life (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Gastric lipase is an enzymatic protein that, in humans, is encode by the LIPF gene. Gastric lipase is an acidic lipase secreted by the gastric.

Google previewText-book of Anatomy and Physiology for Nurses (1918)

by Diana Clifford Kimber, Carolyn Elizabeth Gray

Lipase is an enzyme capable of hy- drolyzing fats to glycerine and fatty acids. The process of hydrolysis is preceded by the mechanical process of emulsification which results in tiny droplets of fat. This increases the surface of fat exposed to ...

Google previewVander's Human Physiology, The Mechanisms of Body Function (2016)

Medicine, Human anatomy by CTI Reviews

A Lipase is a watersoluble enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of ester bonds in waterinsoluble, lipid substrates. Lipase s thus comprise a subclass of the esterases. Lipase s perform essential roles in the digestion, transport and processing of ...

Google previewLipids in Diabetes - ECAB (2013)

by S V Madhu

21–24 Lipoprotein lipase is the key enzyme in the postprandial processing of TGs of both dietary origin and liver-derived Both hepatically and ...

Google previewThe Genetics of Cardiovascular Disease (2012)

by Mary Ella Mascia Pierpont, James H. Moller

ACID LIPASE DEFICIENCY (WOLMAN DISEASE AND CHOLESTERYL ESTER STORAGE DISEASE) Acid lipase is a lysosomal enzyme which, among other functions, hydrolyzes cholesteryl esters in peripheral tissues as the low-density ...

Google previewMosby's Diagnostic and Laboratory Test Reference (2014)

by Kathleen Deska Pagana, Timothy J. Pagana, Theresa N Pagana

Lipase is an enzyme secreted by the pancreas into the duodenum to break down triglycerides into fatty acids. As with amylase (p. 56), lipase appears in the bloodstream following damage to or disease affecting the pancreatic acinar cells.

Google previewThe Juice Lady's Turbo Diet (2011)

Lose Ten Pounds in Ten Days—the Healthy Way! by Cherie Calbom, MS, CN

For example, the enzyme lipase is a fat-splitting enzyme that is found abundantly in raw, ...

Google previewReview Questions and Answers for Veterinary Technicians - REVISED REPRINT (2014)

by Thomas P. Colville

c Lipase is a test for pancreatitis. 65. d 66. d 67. a A popular electrolyte analyzer, ...

Google previewBiocatalysis (2013)

by D.A. Abramowicz

alkanedioates with primary alkanediols in an ether solvent when porcine pancreatic lipase is the catalyst. The method also provides a means of preparing optically ...

Google previewContemporary Nutrition (2016)

Medicine, Nutrition by CTI Reviews

Lipase is an enzyme that catalyzes the breakdown or hydrolysis of fats (lipids). Lipases are a subclass of the esterases. Lipases perform essential roles in the digestion, transport and processing of dietary lipids (e.g. triglycerides, fats, oils) in ...

Google previewSheehy’s Manual of Emergency Care (2012)

by ENA

Lipase is an important diagnostic procedure, as other disorders can cause a rise in amylase. • Other laboratory tests include electrolytes (including calcium and magnesium), CBC, hepatic profile, and blood glucose. • A contrast-enhanced CT ...

Google previewReview Questions and Answers for Veterinary Technicians (2009)

by Thomas P. Colville

c Lipase is a test for pancreatitis. 65. d 66. d 67. a A popular electrolyte analyzer, ...

Google previewEssentials of Medical Physiology (2012)

by K Sembulingam, Prema Sembulingam

lipase is the Iipolytic enzyme activated by bile salt. It is also called carboxyl ester lipase or cholesterol esterase. This enzyme has a weak Iipolytic action than pancreatic lipase. But it hydrolyses a variety of lipids such as phospholipids, ...

Google previewNutritional Sciences: From Fundamentals to Food (2006)

by Michelle McGuire, Kathy Beerman

Gastric lipase is a component of the “gastric juices” and picks up where lingual lipase left off, by continuing to cleave fatty acids from glycerol molecules. The watery environment of the stomach and small intestine causes lipids to clump ...

Google previewPrinciples of Biochemistry (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Lipase is an enzyme that catalyzes the breakdown ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Food and Color Additives (1997)

by George A. Burdock

LIPASE FROMANIMAL TISSUE Synonyms Current CAS number Other CAS numbers Description Specifications Functional use in foods Regulatory citations Accelerase; Butyrinase; Cotazym; Creon; Entolase; Glycerol ester hydrolyse; Ilozyme; ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

Seealsopancreatic lipase. hepatic l. enzyme producedbythe liver involved in the metabolism of remnant lipoproteins and HDL. canine pancreas-specific l.(cPL) an immunological test forlipase originatingfromthe caninepancrease; useful in the ...

Google previewDictionary of Flavors (2017)

by Dolf De Rovira, Sr.

Lipase – See Enzyme Hydrolysis. Lipholyzation – In simplest terms, it is equivalent to freeze drying, however, the substance might not exactly be frozen, and needs to be dehydrated as well. Lipid – A lipid is a fat. Examples of types of lipids are ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Nutrition and Good Health (2003)

by Robert A. Ronzio

lipase A family of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Dairy Sciences (2011)

In fresh normal milk, this membrane is intact and is impermeable to the milk lipase. However, under certain circumstances, the integrity of the membrane can be disrupted, allowing contact between the lipase and its substrate, resulting in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Polymer Science and Technology, Concise (2013)

by Herman F. Mark

Lipase and esterase are enzymes which catalyze hydrolysis of esters in an aqueous environment in living systems. Some of them can act as a catalyst for the reverse reactions, esterifications and transesterifications, in organic media.

Google previewNutrition and Diet Therapy Reference Dictionary (1996)

by Rosalinda T. Lagua, Virginia Serraon Claudio

Source and Enzyme Substrate Products Mouth Salivary a-amylase Stomach Gastric lipase Pepsin Rennin Pancreas Carboxypeptidase A Carboxypeptidase B Chymotrypsin Deoxyribonuclease Elastase Cholesterol esterase Pancreatic ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Microbiology (2009)

However, 2-position-specific lipase has not been found. Positional specificity is not generally affected by reaction conditions; it does not change from 1,3-position specific to nonspecific, or from nonspecific to 1,3-position specific. However ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Obesity and Eating Disorders, Third Edition (2009)

by Dana K. Cassell, David H. Gleaves

lipoprotein lipase (LPL) An enzyme that aids in the storage of body fat. Its activity varies in different parts of the body, being very active in abdominal fat and less active in hip fat. Studies have shown that obese people ...

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