Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0052689 - carboxylic ester hydrolase activity

Synonyms: GO:0004091, GO:0004302, GO:0004759, GO:0016789, carboxyesterase activity, carboxyl ester hydrolase activity, carboxylate esterase activity, carboxylesterase activity, carboxylic acid esterase activity, carboxylic esterase activity

Definition: Catalysis of the hydrolysis of a carboxylic ester bond.

Parent Classes:
GO:0016788 - hydrolase activity, acting on ester bonds

Child Classes:
GO:0002161 - aminoacyl-tRNA editing activity (8),
GO:0004045 - aminoacyl-tRNA hydrolase activity (2),
GO:0004622 - lysophospholipase activity (3),
GO:0004623 - phospholipase A2 activity (1),
GO:0004806 - triglyceride lipase activity (1),
GO:0008806 - carboxymethylenebutenolidase activity (1),
GO:0008970 - phosphatidylcholine 1-acylhydrolase activity (1),
GO:0017057 - 6-phosphogluconolactonase activity (1),
GO:0030599 - pectinesterase activity (1),
GO:0034338 - short-chain carboxylesterase activity (1),
GO:0035460 - L-ascorbate 6-phosphate lactonase activity (1),
GO:0050526 - poly(3-hydroxybutyrate) depolymerase activity (1),
GO:0051499 - D-aminoacyl-tRNA deacylase activity (1),
GO:0051723 - protein methylesterase activity (1),
GO:0052739 - phosphatidylserine 1-acylhydrolase activity (1),
GO:0052740 - 1-acyl-2-lysophosphatidylserine acylhydrolase activity (1),
GO:0090499 - pimelyl-[acyl-carrier protein] methyl ester esterase activity (1)

Term Members:
L-ascorbate 6-phosphate lactonase (ulaG),
S-formylglutathione hydrolase (frmB),
predicted hydrolase (yheT),
esterase (yqiA),
fermentation/respiration switch protein (frsA),
pimeloyl-[acp] methyl ester esterase (bioH),
acetyl esterase (aes),
esterase (ybfF),
esterase (ypfH)

Unification Links: GO:0052689


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