Information on EC 3.1.1.43 - alpha-amino-acid esterase

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     3 Hydrolases
         3.1 Acting on ester bonds
             3.1.1 Carboxylic-ester hydrolases
                3.1.1.43 alpha-amino-acid esterase
IUBMB Comments
Also catalyses alpha-aminoacyl transfer to a number of amine nucleophiles.
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The expected taxonomic range for this enzyme is: Bacteria, Eukaryota
Synonyms
alpha-amino acid ester hydrolase, valacyclovirase, biphenyl hydrolase-like protein, vacvase, alpha-amino-acid esterase, more
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LITERATURE
an alpha-amino acid ester + H2O = an alpha-amino acid + an alcohol
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