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Phospholipases

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Which of the following statements about phospholipases is CORRECT?

A

Phospholipase A1 hydrolyzes the fatty acid from the 1-position on the glycerol backbone.

B

Phospholipase A2 hydrolyzes the fatty acid from the 1-position on the glycerol backbone.

C

Phospholipase B1 hydrolyzes the fatty acid from only the 2-position on the glycerol backbone.

D

Phospholipase C hydrolyzes just the head group from the glycerol backbone.

E

Phospholipase D hydrolyzes the complete phospho-head group from the glycerol backbone.