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Lipolysis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Lipolysis
Tree Number(s)
G02.111.534
G03.458.500
Unique ID
D008066
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008066
Annotation
metabolic only: not for "suction lipolysis" of adipose tissue ( = LIPOLYSIS, SUCTION see LIPECTOMY)
Scope Note
The metabolic process of breaking down LIPIDS to release FREE FATTY ACIDS, the major oxidative fuel for the body. Lipolysis may involve dietary lipids in the DIGESTIVE TRACT, circulating lipids in the BLOOD, and stored lipids in the ADIPOSE TISSUE or the LIVER. A number of enzymes are involved in such lipid hydrolysis, such as LIPASE and LIPOPROTEIN LIPASE from various tissues.
NLM Classification #
QU 85.6
Previous Indexing
Lipid Mobilization (1970-1979)
Lipids/metabolism (1966-1979)
Public MeSH Note
80
History Note
80
Date Established
1980/01/01
Date of Entry
1979/05/24
Revision Date
2016/06/23
Lipolysis Preferred
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