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esterase

 [es´ter-ās]
any enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of an ester into its alcohol and acid.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

es·ter·ase

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

An enzyme–EC class 3.1 that catalyzes the hydrolysis of esters. See Leukocyte esterase, Nonspecific esters.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

es·ter·ase

(es'tĕr-ās)
A generic term for enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of esters.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

es·ter·ase

(es'tĕr-ās)
A generic term for enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of esters.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Production of esterase was carried out in PYD broth medium containing 5 g/L peptone; 3 g/L beef extract; 5 g/L sodium chloride; 5 g/L yeast extract,1 g/L Dextrose and 10 ml/L olive oil (26).
In our study, we generally showed statistically significant correlations between increased resistance to 5-fluorocytosine, ketoconazole, miconazole, fluconazole, itraconazole and higher activity of alpha-galactosidase, alpha-glucosidase, leucine arylamidase, beta-glucuronidase, beta-glucosidase, chymotrypsin, esterase, acid phosphatase, alkaline phosphatase, naphthyl phosphohydrolase, N-acetyl-beta-D-glucosidase, and trypsin for isolates from hand surfaces.
In a univariate analysis, factors that were associated with UTI included serum leukocytosis, white blood cells in the urine, and urine leukocyte esterase, with fever within 24 hours of admission associated with reduced chance of UTI.
In the present study, we determined the changes in the total carbohydrate, glycogen, trehalose, glycerol and protein contents, as well as esterase and trehalase activities of H.
glabrata to produce proteases (aspartic protease and caseinase), phospholipase, esterase, phytase, hemolysin, and catalase were evaluated.
The consulting rheumatology service attributed the angioedema trigger to administration of fresh frozen plasma (FFP) as part ofher apheresis that was later diagnosed as an acquired C1 esterase inhibitor deficiency secondary to SLE.
Porcine pancreatic lipase (PPL, type II), 4-nitrophenyl butyrate (p-NPB), porcine pancreatic cholesterol esterase, oleic acid, phosphatidylcholine, cholesterol, sodium taurocholate hydrate, sodium chenodeoxycholate, sodium glycodeoxycholate, orlistat, epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), cholestyramine resin, cinnamyl acetate, eugenol, kaempferol, trans-cinnamaldehyde, trans-cinnamic acid, phlorizidin, epicatechin, catechin, 4-hydroxybenzoic acid, gallic acid, and HMG-CoA reductase assay kits (CS 1090) were purchased from Sigma-Aldrich Co., St.
As shown in Table 1, the esterase activities were significantly lower in all three Cyanobacteria grown in the absence of DMP.
A bibliographic search was carried out using the PubMed search engine with the following search terms: Cocaine, butyrylcholinesterase, hydrolase, and esterase. The search was carried out covering a period from January 1970 through December 2015.
officinalis to inhibit acetylcholine esterase (AChE) as well as their ability to inhibit melanin biosynthesis in B16 melanoma cells.