Accepted name: acylglycerol lipase
Reaction: Hydrolyses glycerol monoesters of long-chain fatty acids
Other name(s): monoacylglycerol lipase; monoacylglycerolipase; monoglyceride lipase; monoglyceride hydrolase; fatty acyl monoester lipase; monoacylglycerol hydrolase; monoglyceridyllipase; monoglyceridase
Systematic name: glycerol-ester acylhydrolase
1.  Mentlein, R., Heiland, S. and Heymann, E. Simultaneous purification and comparative characterization of six serine hydrolases from rat liver microsomes. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 200 (1980) 547–559. [PMID: 6776896]
2.  Pope, J.L., McPherson, J.C. and Tidwell, H.C. A study of a monoglyceride-hydrolyzing enzyme of intestinal mucosa. J. Biol. Chem. 241 (1966) 2306–2310. [PMID: 5916497]
[EC created 1972]