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Term:
thiolester hydrolase activity (GO:0016790)
Annotations: Rat: (46) Mouse: (46) Human: (39) Chinchilla: (33) Bonobo: (35) Dog: (29) Squirrel: (1) Pig: (37)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
aspartyl esterase activity 
carboxylic ester hydrolase activity +   
DNA-3'-diphospho-5'-guanosine diphosphatase  
enterochelin esterase activity 
indole-3-acetyl-beta-1-D-glucose hydrolase activity 
indole-3-acetyl-beta-4-D-glucose hydrolase activity 
lipase activity +   
nuclease activity +   
phosphoric ester hydrolase activity +   
sulfuric ester hydrolase activity +   
thiolester hydrolase activity +   
Catalysis of the reaction: RCO-SR' + H2O = RCOOH + HSR'. This reaction is the hydrolysis of a thiolester bond, an ester formed from a carboxylic acid and a thiol (i.e., RCO-SR'), such as that found in acetyl-coenzyme A.
versiconal hemiacetal acetate esterase activity 

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: thiolesterase activity
Xrefs: EC:3.1.2
Definition Sources: EC:3.1.2

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