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(Science: enzyme) An enzyme that catalyses the hydrolysis of organic esters to release an alcohol or thiol and acid. The term could be applied to enzymes that hydrolyse carboxylate, phosphate and sulphate esters, but is more often restricted to the first class of substrate.

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Recombination in RNA viruses,Ruzic,Kovac

... the genome, another indication that recombination has been important in their evolutionary history. Other cases ± exemplied by the haemagglutinin- esterase gene known to be present in at least three virus genera (Snijder et al., 1991) ± show recombination as the engine driving modular evolution, ...

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by anakovacevic
Sat Jun 12, 2010 8:28 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Recombination in RNA viruses,Ruzic,Kovac
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kinetic model of acetylcholine esterase (AchE)

Hello, I'm looking for a kinetic model for modeling the AchE with or without antagonists (Tacrine, Galantamine and so on). I mean i would like differential equations so see the production of choline during time. Thanks a lot. Nicolas.

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by nico68
Fri Aug 15, 2008 9:48 am
Forum: Bioinformatics
Topic: kinetic model of acetylcholine esterase (AchE)
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acetylcholine esterase (AchE)

Hello, I would like to know the basal concentration of AchE in the cleft because would like to modeling this enzyme using a kinetic scheme. Currently my model is works only for some concentrations!! Thanks in advance. Nicolas Ambert.

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by nico68
Fri Aug 15, 2008 7:04 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: acetylcholine esterase (AchE)
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lipase and esterase

Is there any body working on lipase and esterase. please contact me i am in need of help

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by peteranil
Mon Aug 11, 2008 6:26 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: lipase and esterase
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Views: 835

Km Vmax

In a reaction involving 8 different concentrations of ethyl butyrate and esterase i have worked out the Km and Vmax values to be 0.8mM and 0.13 respectively. I am unsure if these values are accurate, i used the Lineweaver-burke plot to determine them. My 1/v ...

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by siwel
Fri Mar 23, 2007 10:10 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Km Vmax
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