Synonym: Diacylglycerol acylhydrolase, Diacylglycerol lipase, Lipoprotein Lipase from Pseudomonas sp.
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Lipoprotein lipase hydrolyzes triglycerides in plasma lipoproteins causing release of fatty acids for metabolic purposes in muscles and adipose tissue. 4
One unit will release 1.0 nmole of p-nitrophenol per min at pH 7.2 at 37 °C using p-nitrophenyl butyrate as substrate.
Lipoprotein lipase has been used in a study to assess the role of lipogenic enzymes in colorectal cancer. 1 It has also been used in a study to investigate lipasemic activity of low molecular weight heparin in rats. 2
Due to its lipolytic activity, lipoprotein lipase was shown to effectively block the spread of hepatitis C virus into healthy cells. 3
Lipoprotein lipase belongs to the family of triglyceride lipases. It hydrolyses triglycerides in triglyceride-rich ApoB-containing lipoproteins.
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4. Inactivation of lipoprotein lipase occurs on the surface of THP-1 macrophages where oligomers of angiopoietin-like protein 4 are formed Makoveichuk, E., et al. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 425, 138-42, (2012)
Subcellular Distribution Of Okadaic Acid In The Digestive Gland Of Mytilus Galloprovincialis: First Evidences Of Lipoprotein Binding To Okadaic Acid. Rossignoli, A.E., et al. Toxicon 55, 221-6, (2010)
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