Definition

Lipase

Lipase is an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of fats into glycerol and fatty acids.

Category: Microbiology
Share it:  Cite

More from this Section

  • Trichome
    Trichome is a single row of distinct area of contact between the adjacent cells (in contact ...
  • Coliphage
    Coliphage is a virus that infects Escherichia coli. ...
  • In vitro
    In vitro literally, “in glass”. Pertaining to biologic experiments performed in test ...
  • Bacteroids
    Bacteroids is the morphological form of Rhizobuim cells within the root nodules of legumes. ...
  • Neurotoxin
    Neurotoxin means any nerve poison, such as those produced by certain marine algae ...