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ENZYME entry: EC

Accepted Name
Acetylsalicylate deacetylase.
Alternative Name(s)
Aspirin esterase.
Reaction catalysed
Acetylsalicylate + H(2)O <=> salicylate + acetate
  • Not identical with EC, EC, EC or EC
  • The activity of the liver cytosol enzyme is highest with acetyl esters of aryl alcohols, and thioesters are also hydrolyzed.
  • The microsomal enzyme also hydrolyzes some other negatively charged esters.
  • Best substrates were esters of salicylate with long-chain alcohols.
PRIAM enzyme-specific profiles3.1.1.55
KEGG Ligand Database for Enzyme Nomenclature3.1.1.55
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature3.1.1.55
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