MetaCyc Reaction: 3.1.1.-

Superclasses: Reactions Classified By Conversion TypeSimple ReactionsChemical Reactions
Reactions Classified By SubstrateSmall-Molecule Reactions

EC Number: 3.1.1.-

Enzymes and Genes:

Arabidopsis thaliana col: acylhydrolaseInferred from experiment: DSEL

The direction shown, i.e. which substrates are on the left and right sides, is in accordance with the direction in which it was curated.

Mass balance status: Balance undetermined; a substrate lacks a chemical formula

Enzyme Commission Primary Name: 3.1.1 -- Carboxylic ester hydrolases

Citations: [Kim11, Takagi91]

Gene-Reaction Schematic

Gene-Reaction Schematic

Instance reaction of [a 1-monoglyceride + H2O → a fatty acid + glycerol + H+] (
i14: 1-oleoyl-sn-glycerol + H2O → glycerol + oleate + H+ (

Instance reactions of [a phosphatidylcholine + H2O → a 1-acyl 2-lyso-phosphatidylcholine + a long-chain fatty acid + H+] (
i11: 1-palmitoyl-2-linoleoyl-phosphatidylcholine + H2O → 1-18:2-lysophosphatidylcholine + palmitate + H+ (

i12: 1,2-dipalmitoyl-phosphatidylcholine + H2O → 1-16:0-2-lysophosphatidylcholine + palmitate + H+ (

Created 14-Jun-2011 by Dreher KA, PMN


Kim11: Kim EY, Seo YS, Kim WT (2011). "AtDSEL, an Arabidopsis cytosolic DAD1-like acylhydrolase, is involved in negative regulation of storage oil mobilization during seedling establishment." J Plant Physiol. PMID: 21477884

Takagi91: Takagi, T., Ando, Y. (1991). "Stereospecific analysis of triacyl-sn-glycerols by chiral high-performance liquid chromatography." Lipids. 26(7):542-547.

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of MetaCyc: Caspi et al, Nucleic Acids Research 42:D459-D471 2014
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