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  • n  an enzyme secreted in the digestive tract that catalyzes the breakdown of fats into individual fatty acids that can be absorbed into the bloodstream

  • By shrewd use of colloidal physics and chemistry Professor Willstatter segregated the three important enzymes of pancreatic fluidlipase which acts on fats, amylase which acts .
  • With triglycerides, an intestinal enzyme known as lipase acts as a kind of molecular scissors, fitting into slots between the fatty acids and snipping them apart.
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  • Food Enzymes Market Worth $2.3 Billion By 2018
    DALLAS, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Food Enzymes Market By Types (Carbohydrase, Protease, Lipase), Applications (Beverages, Dairy, Bakery), Sources (Microorganisms, Plants, Animals), ...
    June 13, 2013 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

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