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Information on EC 3.1.1.6 - acetylesterase

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     3 Hydrolases
         3.1 Acting on ester bonds
             3.1.1 Carboxylic-ester hydrolases
                3.1.1.6 acetylesterase
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The enzyme appears in viruses and cellular organisms
Synonyms
6-O-deacetylase, ACE, AcE1, acetate ester-hydrolysing esterase, acetic acid esterase, Acetic ester hydrolase, Acetyl esterase, acetyl xylan esterase, acetyl-esterase, acetylesterase CE16, more
REACTION
REACTION DIAGRAM
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ORGANISM
UNIPROT
LITERATURE
an acetic ester + H2O = an alcohol + acetate
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