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Information on EC 3.1.1.50 - wax-ester hydrolase

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EC Tree
     3 Hydrolases
         3.1 Acting on ester bonds
             3.1.1 Carboxylic-ester hydrolases
                3.1.1.50 wax-ester hydrolase
IUBMB Comments
Also acts on long-chain acylglycerol, but not diacyl- or triacylglycerols.
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The enzyme appears in viruses and cellular organisms
Synonyms
esterase, jojoba wax, wax ester hydrolase, WEH, more
REACTION
REACTION DIAGRAM
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ORGANISM
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LITERATURE
a wax ester + H2O = a long-chain alcohol + a long-chain carboxylate
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