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Information on EC 3.1.1.28 - acylcarnitine hydrolase

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     3 Hydrolases
         3.1 Acting on ester bonds
             3.1.1 Carboxylic-ester hydrolases
                3.1.1.28 acylcarnitine hydrolase
IUBMB Comments
Acts on higher fatty acid (C6 to C18) esters of L-carnitine; highest activity is with O-decanoyl-L-carnitine.
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The expected taxonomic range for this enzyme is: Bacteria, Eukaryota
Synonyms
ACH M1, carboxylesterase 2, carnitine ester hydrolase, HACH, high activity acylcarnitine hydrolase, HocS, hydrolase, acylcarnitine, L-enantiomer-specific short-chain acylcarnitine hydrolase, long-chain acyl-L-carnitine hydrolase, mCES2, PA5384, more
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LITERATURE
O-acylcarnitine + H2O = a fatty acid + L-carnitine
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