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Information on EC 3.1.1.4 - phospholipase A2

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     3 Hydrolases
         3.1 Acting on ester bonds
             3.1.1 Carboxylic-ester hydrolases
                3.1.1.4 phospholipase A2
IUBMB Comments
Also acts on phosphatidylethanolamine, choline plasmalogen and phosphatides, removing the fatty acid attached to the 2-position. Requires Ca2+.
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The enzyme appears in viruses and cellular organisms
Synonyms
phospholipase a2, cpla2, spla2, spla(2), prdx6, cytosolic phospholipase a2, crotoxin, pla2s, ipla2, spla2-iia, more
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LITERATURE
phosphatidylcholine + H2O = 1-acylglycerophosphocholine + a carboxylate
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