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52 yo man, chronic pancreatitis

Colipase

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submitted by breis(9),

Colipase is a protein that functions as a cofactor for pancreatic lipase, with which it forms a stoichiometric complex. It also binds to the bile-salt covered triacylglycerol interface thus allowing the enzyme to anchor itself to the water-lipid interface.





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submitted by sugaplum(43),

Cholesterol ester hydrolase is needed for reverses cholesterol transport, not pancreatic enzymes.
- I missed this
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20947831