carboxylesterases meaning

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Enzymes which catalyze the hydrolysis of carboxylic acid esters with the formation of an alcohol and a carboxylic acid anion.


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  1. Carboxylesterases are widely distributed in nature, and are common in mammalian liver.
  2. The sequence of a number of type-B carboxylesterases indicates that the majority are evolutionarily related.
  3. Soman can also bind to other esterases, e . g ., AChE, cholinesterase ( ChE ) and carboxylesterases ( CarbE ).
  4. In rat plasma, cisatracurium is also metabolized by non-specific carboxylesterases ( a rate-limiting step ) to the monoquaternary alcohol and the monoquaternary acid.
  5. Its genome is deficient in the number of genes encoding detoxification enzymes, including cytochrome P450 monooxygenases ( P450s ), glutathione-S-transferases, and carboxylesterases.

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