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Entry
EC 3.1.1.6                  Enzyme                                 

Name
acetylesterase;
C-esterase (in animal tissues);
acetic ester hydrolase;
chloroesterase;
p-nitrophenyl acetate esterase;
Citrus acetylesterase
Class
Hydrolases;
Acting on ester bonds;
Carboxylic-ester hydrolases
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
acetic-ester acetylhydrolase
Reaction(IUBMB)
an acetic ester + H2O = an alcohol + acetate [RN:R00628]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
acetic ester [CPD:C01883];
H2O [CPD:C00001]
Product
alcohol [CPD:C00069];
acetate [CPD:C00033]
History
EC 3.1.1.6 created 1961
Orthology
K05968  
Genes
AZO: 
BLD: 
Taxonomy
Reference
1  [PMID:13032041]
  Authors
ALDRIDGE WN.
  Title
Serum esterases.  I.  Two types of esterase (A and B) hydrolysing p-nitrophenyl acetate, propionate and butyrate, and a method for their determination.
  Journal
Biochem. J. 53 (1953) 110-7.
  Organism
Rattus norvegicus, Equus caballus, Oryctolagus cuniculus
Reference
2  [PMID:16748846]
  Authors
Bergmann F, Rimon S.
  Title
Fractionation of C-esterase from the hog's kidney extract.
  Journal
Biochem. J. 77 (1960) 209-14.
  Organism
Sus scofa
Reference
3  [PMID:18880795]
  Authors
JANSEN EF, NUTTING MD, BALLS AK
  Title
The reversible inhibition of acetylesterase by diisopropyl fluorophosphate and tetraethyl pyrophosphate.
  Journal
J. Biol. Chem. 175 (1948) 975-87.
  Organism
Triticum aestivum, citrus
Other DBs
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CAS: 
9000-82-2

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