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Term:
acetylesterase activity (GO:0008126)
Annotations: Rat: (3) Mouse: (4) Human: (3) Chinchilla: (3) Bonobo: (3) Dog: (2) Squirrel: (0) Pig: (2)
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acetylesterase activity +   
Catalysis of the reaction: an acetic ester + H2O = an alcohol + acetate.

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: acetic ester hydrolase activity ;   acetic-ester acetylhydrolase activity
Narrow Synonyms: C-esterase (in animal tissues) ;   chloroesterase ;   citrus acetylesterase ;   p-nitrophenyl acetate esterase
Xrefs: EC:3.1.1.6 ;   MetaCyc:ACETYLESTERASE-RXN ;   UM-BBD_reactionID:r0170
Definition Sources: EC:3.1.1.6

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