Hormone-sensitive lipase (HSL) is an intracellular neutral lipase found in a variety of tissues, but primarily in adipose and steroidogenic tissues. It hydrolyzes triglycerides and cholesteryl esters. It is the major enzyme responsible for the mobilization of free fatty acids from adopise tissue.
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Protein Aliases: EC 18.104.22.168; hormone - sensitive lipase testicular isoform; Hormone-sensitive lipase; hormone-sensitive lipase testicular isoform; HSL; HSL antibody; lipase E; lipase, hormone-sensitive; LIPS; Monoacylglycerol lipase LIPE; REH; Retinyl ester hydrolase
Gene Aliases: 4933403G17Rik; AOMS4; FPLD6; HSL; LHS; LIPE