- an acetic ester + H2O an alcohol + acetate
This enzyme belongs to the family of hydrolases, specifically those acting on carboxylic ester bonds. The systematic name of this enzyme class is acetic-ester acetylhydrolase. Other names in common use include C-esterase (in animal tissues), acetic ester hydrolase, chloroesterase, p-nitrophenyl acetate esterase, and Citrus acetylesterase.
- IUBMB entry for 22.214.171.124
- BRENDA references for 126.96.36.199 (Recommended.)
- PubMed references for 188.8.131.52
- PubMed Central references for 184.108.40.206
- Google Scholar references for 220.127.116.11
- ALDRIDGE WN (1953). "Serum esterases. I. Two types of esterase (A and B) hydrolysing p-nitrophenyl acetate, propionate and butyrate, and a method for their determination". Biochem. J. 53: 110&ndash, 7. PMID 13032041.
- Bergmann F and Rimon S (1960). "Fractionation of C-esterase from the hog's kidney extract". Biochem. J. 77: 209&ndash, 214.
- Jansen EF, Nutting M-DF and Balls AK (1948). "The reversible inhibition of acetylesterase by diisopropyl fluorophosphate and tetraethyl pyrophosphate". J. Biol. Chem. 175: 975&ndash, 987.
- The CAS registry number for this enzyme class is 9000-82-2.
Gene Ontology (GO) codes
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