Term Information [More information on sterol esterase activity]

Accession
GO:0004771
Name
sterol esterase activity
Ontology
molecular_function
Synonyms
acylcholesterol lipase activity, cholesterase activity, cholesterol ester hydrolase activity, cholesteryl ester hydrolase activity, cholesteryl ester synthase activity, cholesteryl esterase activity, sterol ester hydrolase activity, steryl-ester acylhydrolase activity, triterpenol esterase activity, cholesterol ester synthase activity, cholesterol esterase activity
Definition
Catalysis of the reaction: a steryl ester + H2O = a sterol + a fatty acid. Source: EC:3.1.1.13
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0004771 at QuickGO
Subset
goslim_chembl
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Ancestors of sterol esterase activity (GO:0004771)
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sterol esterase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) molecular_function (GO:0003674)
sterol esterase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) catalytic activity (GO:0003824)
sterol esterase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) hydrolase activity (GO:0016787)
sterol esterase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) hydrolase activity, acting on ester bonds (GO:0016788)
sterol esterase activity [is_a relation] is_a  carboxylic ester hydrolase activity (GO:0052689)
sterol esterase activity [is_a relation] is_a  lipase activity (GO:0016298)

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