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.
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]