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Lipase

"Lipase" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

An enzyme of the hydrolase class that catalyzes the reaction of triacylglycerol and water to yield diacylglycerol and a fatty acid anion. It is produced by glands on the tongue and by the pancreas and initiates the digestion of dietary fats. (From Dorland, 27th ed) EC 3.1.1.3.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Lipase" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Lipase" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 181 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 18 publications in 2011
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