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Carboxylesterase MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Carboxylesterase
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.277.352.100.100
Unique ID
D043182
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D043182
Scope Note
Carboxylesterase is a serine-dependent esterase with wide substrate specificity. The enzyme is involved in the detoxification of XENOBIOTICS and the activation of ester and of amide PRODRUGS.
Entry Term(s)
Ali-esterase
B-esterase
CAP-hydrolyzing Enzyme
Capsaicin-Hydrolyzing Enzyme
Carboxyesterase
Carboxylate Esterase
Carboxylester Lipase
Carboxylesterase B
Carboxylic Ester Hydrolase
Esterase 10
Esterase 13
Esterase 3
Esterase 6A
Esterase 8
Esterase ES-1A
Hydrolase S
Isocarboxazid amidase
Naproxen Esterase
Non-specific Carboxylesterase
Non-specific Esterase
Nonspecific Esterase
Procaine Esterase
Registry Number
EC 3.1.1.1
Related Numbers
9016-18-6
EC 3.1.1.1
Previous Indexing
Carboxylic Ester Hydrolases (1981-2003)
Public MeSH Note
2004; CARBOXYLESTERASE was indexed under CARBOXYLIC ACID ESTERASES 1981-2003
History Note
2004; use CARBOXYLESTERASE (NM) 1981 - 2003
Date Established
2004/01/01
Date of Entry
2003/07/09
Carboxylesterase Preferred
Esterase 13 Narrower
Hydrolase S Narrower
Esterase 6A Narrower
Esterase 8 Narrower
Esterase ES-1A Narrower
Esterase 10 Narrower
Esterase 3 Narrower
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