German: Phospholipase
Japanese: ホスホリパーゼ

Enzymology. A group of enzymes of the class of the hydrolases. Phospholipases catalyze the breaking down of phospholipids into fatty acids and other lipophilic substances. There are four major classes distinguished by what type of reaction they catalyze: phospholipase A, phospholipase B, phospholipase C, and phospholipase D.

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