From Ethyl acetate to Ethanol and Acetate

Graphic of the reaction.

Medline reference
Eubanks EF, Forney FW, Larson AD. J Bacteriol (1974) 120(3): 1133-43.

Search Medline for acetylesterase AND 2-butanone.
1 citations on March 09, 2012.
           Ethyl acetate           
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                 |  H2O
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  acetylesterase |/
         3.1.1.6 | Search GenBank, 92 hits on Apr. 03, 2012
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         Ethanol + Acetate         
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EAWAG-BBD Biotransformation rules in accord with this reaction:
Ester -----> Alcohol + Carboxylate (bt0024)

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This is the EAWAG-BBD reaction, reacID# r0170.
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