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Information on EC 3.1.1.13 - sterol esterase

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     3 Hydrolases
         3.1 Acting on ester bonds
             3.1.1 Carboxylic-ester hydrolases
                3.1.1.13 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
Synonyms
cease, lysosomal acid lipase, cholesterol ester hydrolase, cholesteryl ester hydrolase, pancreatic cholesterol esterase, bile salt-stimulated lipase, cholesteryl esterase, neutral cholesteryl ester hydrolase, bile salt-dependent lipase, kiaa1363, more
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LITERATURE
a steryl ester + H2O = a sterol + a fatty acid
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