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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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Review
2017
Review
2017
Vitamin A is required for important physiological processes, including embryogenesis, vision, cell proliferation and… 
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… 
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… 
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… 
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… 
Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1979
Highly Cited
1979
These studies report the hydrolysis of retinyl palmitate with liver homogenates and homogenate fractions from retinol-depleted…