IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: cetraxate benzylesterase

Reaction: cetraxate benzyl ester + H2O = cetraxate + benzyl alcohol

Systematic name: cetraxate-benzyl-ester benzylhydrolase

Comments: Acts on a number of benzyl esters of substituted phenyl propanoates, and on the benzyl esters of phenylalanine and tyrosine.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 125858-78-8


1. Kuroda, H., Miyadera, A., Imura, A. and Suzuki, A. Partial purification, and some properties and reactivities of cetraxate benzyl ester hydrochloride-hydrolyzing enzyme. Chem. Pharm. Bull. 37 (1989) 2929-2932. [PMID: 2632040]

[EC created 1992]

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