FACTOID # 15: A mere 0.8% of West Virginians were born in a foreign country.
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 


FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:



(* = Graphable)



Encyclopedia > Lipoprotein lipase

Lipoprotein lipase (EC is an enzyme which hydrolyzes lipoproteins like chylomicrons, into smaller fat units.

  Results from FactBites:
Dimeric lipoprotein lipase is bound to triglyceride-rich plasma lipoproteins. (348 words)
To analyze the distribution pattern of lipoprotein lipase dimers among lipoprotein classes, a specific ELISA was used and gel filtration was performed in pre- and postheparin plasma from five subjects with triglyceride ranging from 69 to 522 mg/dl.
In conclusion in pre- and postheparin samples most of the lipoprotein lipase dimers are associated with very low density lipoproteins when ex vivo lipolytic activity is inhibited, which supports the hypothesis that, in vivo, lipoprotein lipase may affect the receptor-mediated removal of these particles.
Moreover, it suggests that the association between lipoprotein lipase and cholesterol-rich lipoproteins might be an ex vivo phenomenon due to lack of inhibition of lipolytic activity.
Lipase - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (647 words)
A lipase is a water-soluble enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of ester bonds in water–insoluble, lipid substrates.
Lipases are ubiquitous throughout living organisms, and genes encoding lipases are even present in certain viruses.
Lipoprotein lipase deficiency is caused by mutations in the gene encoding lipoprotein lipase [1].
  More results at FactBites »



Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m