|PDB structures||RCSB PDB PDBe PDBsum|
|Gene Ontology||AmiGO / QuickGO|
- retinyl palmitate + H2O retinol + palmitate
This enzyme belongs to the family of hydrolases, specifically those acting on carboxylic ester bonds. The systematic name of this enzyme class is retinyl-palmitate palmitohydrolase. Other names in common use include retinyl palmitate hydrolase, retinyl palmitate hydrolyase, and retinyl ester hydrolase. This enzyme participates in retinol metabolism.
- Mahadevan S, Ayyoub NI, Roels OA (1966). "Hydrolysis of retinol palmitate by rat liver". J. Biol. Chem. 241 (1): 57–64. PMID 5901057.