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Information on EC - sterol esterase

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     3 Hydrolases
         3.1 Acting on ester bonds
             3.1.1 Carboxylic-ester hydrolases
       sterol esterase
IUBMB Comments
A group of enzymes of broad specificity, acting on esters of sterols and long-chain fatty acids, that may also bring about the esterification of sterols. Activated by bile salts.
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The expected taxonomic range for this enzyme is: Bacteria, Eukaryota
acid cholesterol esterase, Acid cholesteryl ester hydrolase, acid cholesteryl esterase, acid lipase, acylcholesterol lipase, BAL, bile salt activated lipase, bile salt-activated lipase, bile salt-dependent cholesteryl ester hydrolase, bile salt-dependent lipase, more