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lysolecithin:lecithin acyltransferase


Definition: an enzyme that catalyzes the reversible reaction of lysolecithin and another phospholipid (phosphatidylethanolamine) to form lecithin and lysophosphatidylethanolamine; the process provides a major route in the restructuring of lecithin.

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