lecithinase

- l. A SYN: phospholipase A2.
- l. B SYN: lysophospholipase.
- l. C SYN: phospholipase C.
- l. D SYN: phospholipase D.

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lec·i·thin·ase -thə-.nās, -.nāz n PHOSPHOLIPASE

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n.
an enzyme from the small intestine that breaks lecithin down into glycerol, fatty acids, phosphoric acid, and choline.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Lecithinase — Lécithinase Les lécithinases sont des hydrolases (EC 3) qui hydrolysent la lécithine. On regroupe dans le terme de lécithinase 4 enzymes différentes : La lécithinase A EC 3.1.1.4; La lécithinase B EC …   Wikipédia en Français

  • lecithinase — [les′əthin ās΄] n. 〚 LECITHIN + ASE〛 any of a group of enzymes that hydrolyze lecithin * * * lec·i·thin·ase (lĕsʹə thə nās , nāz ) n. Any of several enzymes that hydrolyze lecithin. * * * …   Universalium

  • lecithinase — [les′əthin ās΄] n. [ LECITHIN + ASE] any of a group of enzymes that hydrolyze lecithin …   English World dictionary

  • Lécithinase — Les lécithinases sont des hydrolases (EC 3) qui hydrolysent la lécithine. On regroupe dans le terme de lécithinase 4 enzymes différentes : La lécithinase A EC 3.1.1.4; La lécithinase B EC …   Wikipédia en Français

  • lecithinase — thə̇ˌnās, āz noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary lecithin + ase : any of four enzymes that hydrolyze lecithins or cephalins by attacking different ester linkages: as a. : a crystallizable enzyme that is found especially in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • lecithinase A — noun see lecithinase …   Useful english dictionary

  • lecithinase B — noun see lecithinase …   Useful english dictionary

  • lecithinase — noun Date: 1910 phospholipase …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lecithinase — See phospholipases …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • lecithinase — noun An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of lecithin …   Wiktionary

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