Aliases for PNLIP Gene
External Ids for PNLIP Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for PNLIP Gene
This gene is a member of the lipase gene family. It encodes a carboxyl esterase that hydrolyzes insoluble, emulsified triglycerides, and is essential for the efficient digestion of dietary fats. This gene is expressed specifically in the pancreas. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
GeneCards Summary for PNLIP Gene
PNLIP (Pancreatic Lipase) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with PNLIP include pancreatic lipase deficiency and pancreatic colipase deficiency. Among its related pathways are Signaling by GPCR and Disease. GO annotations related to this gene include triglyceride lipase activity. An important paralog of this gene is LPL.