Reaction: An aryl dialkyl phosphate + H2O = dialkyl phosphate + an aryl alcohol
Other name(s): organophosphate hydrolase; paraoxonase; A-esterase; aryltriphosphatase; organophosphate esterase; esterase B1; esterase E4; paraoxon esterase; pirimiphos-methyloxon esterase; OPA anhydrase; organophosphorus hydrolase; phosphotriesterase; paraoxon hydrolase; OPH; organophosphorus acid anhydrase
Systematic name: aryltriphosphate dialkylphosphohydrolase
Comments: Acts on organophosphorus compounds (such as paraoxon) including esters of phosphonic and phosphinic acids. Inhibited by chelating agents; requires divalent cations for activity. Previously regarded as identical with EC 188.8.131.52 arylesterase.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, UM-BBD, CAS registry number: 117698-12-1
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