Definition of phospholipase in English:
An enzyme that hydrolyzes lecithin or a similar phospholipid.
- UVC might lead to membrane perturbation resulting in activation of a phospholipase that releases linolenic acid, the precursor for oxylipin synthesis.
- A recent study indicated that ExoU is a member of the phospholipase A family of enzymes, possessing phospholipase A2 activity.
- Secretory phospholipase A 2 has been studied for many years as a model for the action of an enzyme at a lipid/water interface.
Definition of phospholipase in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan