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Lipoprotein lipase and the disposition of dietary fatty acids.

Abstract:

Lipoprotein lipase (EC 3.1.1.34; LPL) is a key enzyme regulating the disposal of lipid fuels in the body. It is expressed in a number of peripheral tissues including adipose tissue, skeletal and cardiac muscle and mammary gland. Its role is to hydrolyse triacylglycerol (TG) circulating in the TG-rich lipoprotein particles in order to deliver fatty acids to the tissue. It appears to act preferentially on chylomicron-TG, and therefore may play a particularly important role in regulating the dis...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, OCDEM
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, OCDEM
Publisher:
CAB International
Journal:
The British journal of nutrition
Volume:
80
Issue:
6
Pages:
495-502
Publication date:
1998-12-05
EISSN:
1475-2662
ISSN:
0007-1145
URN:
uuid:ac6ca028-cdd6-491e-8dc4-824afd3abf0d
Source identifiers:
15075
Local pid:
pubs:15075

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