monoglyceride lipase

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The enzyme (monoacyl-glycerol lipase, EC, 303 aa) that hydrolyses stored intracellular triglyceride to fatty acids and glycerol. It hydrolyses 2-arachidonoyl glycerol, an endogenous agonist of the central cannabinoid (CB1) receptor, to arachidonic acid and glycerol.

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