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Accepted name: bis(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate esterase
Reaction: bis(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate + H2O = 2-ethylhexyl phthalate + 2-ethylhexan-1-ol
Other name(s): DEHP esterase
Systematic name: bis(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate acylhydrolase
Comments: Also acts on 4-nitrophenyl esters, with optimum chain-length C6 to C8.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 92480-02-9
1.  Krell, H.-W. and Sandermann, H., Jr. Plant biochemistry of xenobiotics. Purification and properties of a wheat esterase hydrolyzing the plasticizer chemical, bis(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate. Eur. J. Biochem. 143 (1984) 57–62. [DOI] [PMID: 6468391]
[EC created 1989]

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