Medical Definition of Phosphatidolipase

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 Phosphatidolipase

phosphatemia
phosphates
phosphatian
phosphatic
phosphatidal
phosphatidase
phosphatidate
phosphatidate phosphatase
phosphatidates
phosphatide
phosphatides
phosphatidic
phosphatidic acid
phosphatidic acid kinase
phosphatidic acids
phosphatidolipase (current term)
phosphatidyl
phosphatidylcholine
phosphatidylcholine-ceramide phosphocholine transferase
phosphatidylcholine-sterol o-acyltransferase
phosphatidylcholines
phosphatidylethanolamine
phosphatidylethanolamine-ceramide phosphoethanolamine transferase
phosphatidylethanolamine-dolichol acyltransferase
phosphatidylethanolamine N-acyltransferase
phosphatidylethanolamine cytidylyltransferase
phosphatidylethanolamines
phosphatidylglucose
phosphatidylglycerol
phosphatidylglycerol - membrane-oligosaccharide glycerophosphotransferase

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