Medical Definition of Carboxylesterase

1. Catalyses a carboxylic ester to yield an alcohol and carboxylic acid anion; has wide specificity; also hydrolyzes vitamin a esters; can be used to separate stereoisomers; consider also esterase b which is a serine protease Registry number: EC 3.1.1.1 Synonym: carboxylic ester hydrolase, esterase 1, non-specific esterase, esterase 1f, non-specific carboxylesterase, esterase a4, porphobilinogen esterase, isocarboxazide amidase, esterase 6, aliesterase, ali-esterase, esterase 6a, steroid acetate hydrolyzing enzyme, carboxyesterase, esterase 8, esterase 3, esterase 13, esterase 10, pi-6.1 esterase, carboxylesterase b, carboxyl ester lipase, esterase 12, esterase-s, carboxylate esterase, esterase 29, esterase es-1a, naproxen esterase, esterase 30, non-specific esterase, b-esterase, capsaicin-hydrolyzing enzyme, cap-hydrolyzing enzyme, hydrolase pi 5.6, hydrolase a (rat liver), pi 6.1 esterase, carboxylesterase np, gha deacetylase, esterase 5b (26 Jun 1999)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carboxylesterase

carboxyl-terminal residue
carboxyl and carbamoyl transferases
carboxyl group
carboxyl methyltransferase
carboxyl methyltransferases
carboxyl terminal
carboxylase
carboxylases
carboxylate
carboxylate reductase
carboxylated
carboxylates
carboxylating
carboxylation
carboxylations
carboxylesterase (current term)
carboxylic
carboxylic acid
carboxylic acid ester
carboxylic acid reductase
carboxylic acids
carboxylic ester hydrolases
carboxylmethyltransferase
carboxylmethyltransferases
carboxyls
carboxyltransferases
carboxymethyl
carboxymethyl cellulose
carboxymethyl glucose
carboxymethylated

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