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Figure 18 | Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling

Figure 18

From: The allosteric modulation of lipases and its possible biological relevance

Figure 18

Schematic pathways of the human fat metabolism established until 2004. Nutritional fat is hydrolyzed by human pancreatic lipase (HPL) to produce 2-monoglycerides, glycerol and free fatty acids, which are absorbed. In addition to glucose these products provide metabolic energy directly or they can be transformed into adipose. Adipose is mobilized by hormone-sensitive lipase (HSL).

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