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esterase

 [es´ter-ās]
any enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of an ester into its alcohol and acid.

es·ter·ase

(es'tĕr-ās),
A generic term for enzymes (EC class 3.1, hydrolases) that catalyze the hydrolysis of esters.

esterase

/es·ter·ase/ (es´ter-ās) any enzyme which catalyzes the hydrolysis of an ester into its alcohol and acid.

esterase

[es′tərās]
any enzyme that splits esters.

esterase

An enzyme–EC class 3.1 that catalyzes the hydrolysis of esters. See Leukocyte esterase, Nonspecific esters.

es·ter·ase

(es'tĕr-ās)
A generic term for enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of esters.

es·ter·ase

(es'tĕr-ās)
A generic term for enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of esters.

esterase (es´tərās),

n an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of an ester into its alcohol and acid.

esterase

any enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of esters into its alcohol and acid.

lipid esterase
an enzyme found in pancreatic secretions which requires bile acids to be active.
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Loizzi and Peterson (1971) described two Tween-60 esterases that were found at the cell-striated borders of absorptive cells and within the vacuoles of enzyme secretory and enzyme synthesizing cells in the hepatopancreas of Procambarus clarkii.
Phosphatases and esterases in the digestive gland of the crayfish (Orconectes virilis).
The activities of the digestive enzymes [alpha]-amylase, trypsin, and a nonspecific esterase in a crude homogenate of hepatopancreas were described in relation to changes in substrate concentration, pH, and temperature.
Age-related differences in parathion and chlorpyrifos toxicity in male rats: target and nontarget esterase sensitivity and cytochrome P450-mediated metabolism.
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Organophosphorus neuropathy target esterase inhibitors selectively block outgrowth of neurite-like end cell processes in cultured cells.
General esterase activity was measured with a kinetic assay using pNPA (p-nitrophenol acetate; Sigma, USA; Cat.
Enzymatic activity of (A) general esterase (EST), (B) glutathione S-transferase (GST), and (C) cytochrome monooxygenase P450 from Diaphorina citri reared on Citrus sinensis, Murraya paniculata, and Bergera koenigii.
Beside the optimal combinations of glucose levels and N sources in the defined Hungate's medium, the maximal production of side-chain degrading esterases and polysaccharide hydrolases was forage-specific for the anaerobic fungus Neocallimastix sp.
Penicillium brasilianum as an enzyme factory; the essential role of feruloyl esterases for the hydrolysis of the plant cell wall.
Esterase inhibition by grapefruit juice flavonoids leading to a new drug interaction.
Furthermore, because Calcein-AM test results could be influenced by changes in esterase activity, DC extracts, as well pure harpagoside were tested for a possible inhibition of this enzyme.