Definition of Phosphatidase

1. Noun. (enzyme) Any enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of a lecithin or other phosphatide to a lysolecithin or other lysophospholipid ¹



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Medical Definition of Phosphatidase

1. An enzyme that catalyses the hydrolysis of a lecithin to a lysolecithin by removing the 2-acyl group; also acts on other phospholipids by removing a fatty acid from the 2-position; this enzyme has an important role in prostaglandin and leukotriene biosynthesis. Synonym: lecithinase A, phosphatidase, phosphatidolipase. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phosphatidase

phosphatase unit
phosphatases
phosphate
phosphate acetyltransferase
phosphate buffer solution
phosphate diabetes
phosphate group
phosphate permease
phosphate tetany
phosphated
phosphatemia
phosphates
phosphatian
phosphatic
phosphatidal
phosphatidase (current term)
phosphatidate
phosphatidate phosphatase
phosphatidates
phosphatide
phosphatides
phosphatidic
phosphatidic acid
phosphatidic acid kinase
phosphatidic acids
phosphatidolipase
phosphatidyl
phosphatidylcholine
phosphatidylcholine-ceramide phosphocholine transferase
phosphatidylcholine-sterol o-acyltransferase

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