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lipolysis assay measuring free fatty acid release (MMO:0000246)
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lipolysis assay measuring free fatty acid release 
Assay which measures release of free fatty acids from isolated cells such as adipocytes to quantifiy the hydrolysis of fat and/or lipids in the cells. Free fatty acids are non-esterified fatty acids released by the hydrolysis of triglycerides within adipose tissue, which can be used as an immediate source of energy by many organs and can be converted by the liver into ketone bodies.
lipolysis assay measuring glycerol release 

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Definition Sources: Mosby:Mosbys_Medical_Dictionary--8th_Ed

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