EC 3.1.1.60 - Bis(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate esterase

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EC 3.1.1.60

Names

Accepted name:
bis(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate esterase
Other name:
DEHP esterase
Systematic name:
bis(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate acylhydrolase

Reaction

Comments:

Also acts on 4-nitrophenyl esters, with optimum chain-length C6 to C8.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ERGO , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0047709

References

  1. Krell, H.-W. and Sandermann, H., Jr.
    Plant biochemistry of xenobiotics. Purification and properties of a wheat esterase hydrolyzing the plasticizer chemical, bis(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate.
    Eur. J. Biochem. 143: 57-62 (1984). [PMID: 6468391]

[EC 3.1.1.60 created 1989]