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Information on EC 3.1.1.3 - triacylglycerol lipase

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     3 Hydrolases
         3.1 Acting on ester bonds
             3.1.1 Carboxylic-ester hydrolases
                3.1.1.3 triacylglycerol lipase
IUBMB Comments
The pancreatic enzyme acts only on an ester-water interface; the outer ester links are preferentially hydrolysed.
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The enzyme appears in viruses and cellular organisms
Synonyms
lipase, acyltransferase, pancreatic lipase, hepatic lipase, cholesterol esterase, triglyceride lipase, lipase b, adipose triglyceride lipase, diacylglycerol lipase, tgl, more
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LITERATURE
triacylglycerol + H2O = diacylglycerol + a carboxylate
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