Term Information [More information on serine hydrolase activity]

Accession
GO:0017171
Name
serine hydrolase activity
Ontology
molecular_function
Synonyms
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Definition
Catalysis of the hydrolysis of a substrate by a catalytic mechanism that involves a catalytic triad consisting of a serine nucleophile that is activated by a proton relay involving an acidic residue (e.g. aspartate or glutamate) and a basic residue (usually histidine). Source: Wikipedia:Serine_hydrolase
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History
See term history for GO:0017171 at QuickGO
Subset
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Ancestors of serine hydrolase activity (GO:0017171)
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serine hydrolase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) molecular_function (GO:0003674)
serine hydrolase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) catalytic activity (GO:0003824)
serine hydrolase activity [is_a relation] is_a  hydrolase activity (GO:0016787)
Children of serine hydrolase activity (GO:0017171)
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serine-type peptidase activity (GO:0008236) [is_a relation] is_a  serine hydrolase activity
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