The enzyme lipase is present in intestinal juice.
Fat hydrolysing enzymes are known as lipase enzymes. They’re produced by a variety of organs, including the pancreas, intestine, gastric juice, adipose tissues, lysosomes, and blood. Triglycerides and other food fats are hydrolysed to glycerol and fatty acids. They are an esterase enzyme subclass that splits ester into acid and alcohol.
Function of lipase enzyme
The main function of lipase enzyme is the hydrolysis of fats. It catalyses the breakdown of triglycerides into fatty acids and glycerol. Lipase is the main fat-digesting enzyme. It is produced in the pancreas, stomach, mouth, intestine and adipose tissues.