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retinyl-palmitate esterase activity

Known as: retinyl-palmitate palmitohydrolase activity, retinyl ester hydrolase activity, retinyl palmitate hydrolyase activity 
Catalysis of the reaction: retinyl palmitate + H2O = retinol + palmitate + H+. [MetaCyc:RETINYL-PALMITATE-ESTERASE-RXN, RHEA:21511]
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Vitamin A, all-trans-retinol, is metabolized to retinoic acid in vivo by a tightly controlled two-step conversion. Retinoic acid… Expand
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Retinol esterified with long-chain fatty acids is a common dietary source of vitamin A, that is hydrolyzed prior to absorption… Expand
Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Retinol esterified with long-chain fatty acids is a common dietary source of vitamin A. Hydrolysis of these esters in the lumen… Expand
Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
The human intestinal Caco-2 cell line, described as enterocyte-like in a number of studies, was examined for its ability to carry… Expand
Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Previous studies have demonstrated that homogenates of the livers of rats contain a neutral retinyl ester hydrolase activity that… Expand
Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
The retinal epithelium plays an important role in the storage and metabolism of retinoids in the eye. Studies were conducted to… Expand
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1984
1984
Studies were conducted to explore relationships in rat liver between retinyl palmitate hydrolase activity and the hydrolytic… Expand
Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
A reversed-phase high-performance liquid chromatography system for the complete separation of naturally occurring retinyl fatty… Expand
Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
Retinyl esters are hydrolyzed in liver both during uptake and mobilization of vitamin A. Studies were conducted to explore the… Expand
Highly Cited
1979
Highly Cited
1979
These studies report the hydrolysis of retinyl palmitate with liver homogenates and homogenate fractions from retinol-depleted… Expand
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