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phospholipase

[¦fäs·fō′lī‚pās]
(biochemistry)
An enzyme that catalyzes a hydrolysis of a phospholipid, especially a lecithinase that acts in this manner on a lecithin.
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Major determinants of virulence are dimorphic switching (Yang, 2003), secretion of hydrolytic enzymes such as proteinases and phospholipases.
Patatin-like phospholipase domain containing 8 (PNPLA8) belongs to membrane-associated calcium-independent phospholipase A2.
Snake venom phospholipases A2 (PLA2) show myotoxic activity and also evoke inflammatory and nociceptive responses (12).
Lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A(2) and risk of coronary disease, stroke, and mortality: collaborative analysis of 32 prospective studies.
Their counsel will be important to the company as we advance our first clinical product, A-001, a potent inhibitor of secretory phospholipase A2 (sPLA2).
Fourth, similar limitations exist regarding characterization of phospholipase activity, as Candida expresses multiple phospholipases (18).
However, the effect that HBO may exert on Aspergillus species' phospholipases remains to be proven.
Many lipid-active enzymes, such as lipase, phospholipase, lipoxygenase, desaturase and a family of cytochrome P450s, are described in detail.
Aterovax's first product is a diagnostic blood test to measure activity of secretory phospholipase A2 (sPLA2), a powerful biomarker that provides physicians with clinically relevant information about the presence of a destabilized atherosclerotic plaque.
Recent developments in the understanding of the biological activity of phospholipases and inflammation provide the opportunity for a renewed scientific approach with this program," stated Paul F.
Novel lipid modified phosphoinositide phospholipases C were reported in T.
11]C-AA incorporation into human brain by positron emission tomography has provided promising results (40), little is known about phospholipase [A.