Information on EC 3.1.1.8 - cholinesterase

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     3 Hydrolases
         3.1 Acting on ester bonds
             3.1.1 Carboxylic-ester hydrolases
                3.1.1.8 cholinesterase
IUBMB Comments
Acts on a variety of choline esters and a few other compounds.
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The enzyme appears in viruses and cellular organisms
Synonyms
cholinesterase, butyrylcholinesterase, buche, plasma cholinesterase, serum cholinesterase, pseudocholinesterase, choline esterase, hubche, hbche, plasma esterase, more
REACTION
REACTION DIAGRAM
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ORGANISM
UNIPROT
LITERATURE
an acylcholine + H2O = choline + a carboxylate
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