Term Information [More information on cholinesterase activity]

Accession
GO:0004104
Name
cholinesterase activity
Ontology
molecular_function
Synonyms
BtChoEase activity, acylcholine acylhydrolase activity, anticholineesterase activity, benzoylcholinesterase activity, butyrylcholine esterase activity, butyrylcholinesterase activity, choline esterase II (unspecific) activity, choline esterase activity, non-specific cholinesterase activity, propionylcholinesterase activity, pseudocholinesterase activity
Definition
Catalysis of the reaction: an acylcholine + H2O = choline + a carboxylic acid anion. Source: EC:3.1.1.8
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0004104 at QuickGO
Subset
gosubset_prok
goslim_chembl
Community
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Ancestors of cholinesterase activity (GO:0004104)
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cholinesterase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) molecular_function (GO:0003674)
cholinesterase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) catalytic activity (GO:0003824)
cholinesterase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) hydrolase activity (GO:0016787)
cholinesterase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) hydrolase activity, acting on ester bonds (GO:0016788)
cholinesterase activity [is_a relation] is_a  carboxylic ester hydrolase activity (GO:0052689)
Children of cholinesterase activity (GO:0004104)
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acetylcholinesterase activity (GO:0003990) [is_a relation] is_a  cholinesterase activity
EC
3.1.1.8
MetaCyc
CHOLINESTERASE-RXN
RHEA
21967