EC 3.1.1.3 - Triacylglycerol lipase

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EC 3.1.1.3

Names

Accepted name:
triacylglycerol lipase
Other names:
GA 56
GEH
Meito MY 30
PPL
Takedo 1969-4-9
Tween hydrolase
Tweenase
Tweenesterase
amano AP
amano B
amano CE
amano CES
amano P
amno N-AP
butyrinase
cacordase
capalase L
glycerol ester hydrolase
glycerol-ester hydrolase
heparin releasable hepatic lipase
hepatic lipase
hepatic monoacylglycerol acyltransferase
lipase
lipazin
liver lipase
meito Sangyo OF lipase
post-heparin plasma protamine-resistant lipase
salt-resistant post-heparin lipase
steapsin
triacetinase
triacylglycerol ester hydrolase
tributyrase
tributyrin esterase
tributyrinase
triglyceridase
triglyceride hydrolase
triglyceride lipase
triolein hydrolase
tween-hydrolyzing esterase
Systematic name:
triacylglycerol acylhydrolase

Reaction

Comments:

The pancreatic enzyme acts only on an ester-water interface; the outer ester links are preferentially hydrolysed.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , NIST 74 , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC00110 , PROSITE:PDOC00112
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0004806
CAS Registry Number: 9001-62-1
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (161) [show] [UniProt]

References

  1. Korn, E.D. and Quigley, T.W.
    Lipoprotein lipase of chicken adipose tissue.
    J. Biol. Chem. 226: 833-839 (1957). [PMID: 13438870]
  2. Lynn, W.S. and Perryman, N.C.
    Properties and purification of adipose tissue lipase.
    J. Biol. Chem. 235: 1912-1916 (1960). [PMID: 14419169]
  3. Sarda, L. and Desnuelle, P.
    Action de la lipase pancréatique sur les esters en émulsion.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 30: 513-521 (1958). [PMID: 13618257]
  4. Singer, T.P. and Hofstee, B.H.J.
    Studies on wheat germ lipase. I. Methods of estimation, purification and general properties of the enzyme.
    Arch. Biochem. 18: 229-243 (1948).
  5. Singer, T.P. and Hofstee, B.H.J.
    Studies on wheat germ lipase. II. Kinetics.
    Arch. Biochem. 18: 245-259 (1948).

[EC 3.1.1.3 created 1961]