11878 Lipase_3Thalassiosira pseudonana
GO:0004806 GO:0006629 -
triglyceride lipase activity
Catalysis of the reaction: triacylglycerol + H2O = diacylglycerol + a carboxylate.
lipid metabolic process
The chemical reactions and pathways involving lipids, compounds soluble in an organic solvent but not, or sparingly, in an aqueous solvent. Includes fatty acids; neutral fats, other fatty-acid esters, and soaps; long-chain (fatty) alcohols and waxes; sphingoids and other long-chain bases; glycolipids, phospholipids and sphingolipids; and carotenes, polyprenols, sterols, terpenes and other isoprenoids.