Term Information [More information on arylesterase activity]

Accession
GO:0004064
Name
arylesterase activity
Ontology
molecular_function
Synonyms
aromatic esterase, aryl-ester hydrolase, A-esterase activity, paraoxonase activity
Definition
Catalysis of the reaction: a phenyl acetate + H2O = a phenol + acetate. Source: EC:3.1.1.2
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0004064 at QuickGO
Subset
gosubset_prok
Community
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Ancestors of arylesterase activity (GO:0004064)
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arylesterase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) molecular_function (GO:0003674)
arylesterase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) catalytic activity (GO:0003824)
arylesterase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) hydrolase activity (GO:0016787)
arylesterase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) hydrolase activity, acting on ester bonds (GO:0016788)
arylesterase activity [is_a relation] is_a  carboxylic ester hydrolase activity (GO:0052689)

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EC
3.1.1.2
MetaCyc
ARYLESTERASE-RXN
UM-BBD_reactionID
r0757