HUK5 is an alias for the gene, Monoglyceride lipase, in humans. Other names include: MGL; HU-K5; Lysophospholipase homolog; Lysophospholipase-like; Monoacylglycerol lipase; MAGL. The encoded protein is an enzyme with an amino acid length of 303 and a mass of 33.3 kDa. HUK5 is a member of the AB hydrolase superfamily, Monoacylglycerol lipase family. This gene shares homology with other species, including: Mouse, Rat, Zebrafish, Frog, Chicken.