Author: Prof. Dr. med. Peter Altmeyer

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Last updated on: 28.08.2021

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Group of enzymes(lipases) that cleave fatty acid ester groups or phosphoric acid ester groups from phospholipids. They have metabolic functions in the organism. Furthermore, they play an important role in signal transduction. Phospholipase A2, for example, is involved in the production of arachidonic acid and its derivatives calmodulin and prostaglandins.

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Arachidonic acid; Calmodulin; Lipases;


Last updated on: 28.08.2021