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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1968-2017
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2007
2007
We investigated the effects of two natural dietary retinoid X receptor (RXR) ligands, phytanic acid (PA) and docosahexaenoic acid… (More)
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1999
1999
Recent reports of extremely low retinoid stores in fish living in contaminated river systems prompted an initial investigation of… (More)
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1998
1998
PURPOSE To identify the subcellular locale of 11-cis retinyl esters in bovine retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) and to… (More)
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1994
1994
Retinol esterified with long-chain fatty acids is a common dietary source of vitamin A, that is hydrolyzed prior to absorption… (More)
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1992
1992
Retinol esterified with long-chain fatty acids is a common dietary source of vitamin A. Hydrolysis of these esters in the lumen… (More)
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1990
1990
The human intestinal Caco-2 cell line, described as enterocyte-like in a number of studies, was examined for its ability to carry… (More)
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1987
1987
The retinal epithelium plays an important role in the storage and metabolism of retinoids in the eye. Studies were conducted to… (More)
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1984
1984
Studies were conducted to explore relationships in rat liver between retinyl palmitate hydrolase activity and the hydrolytic… (More)
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1981
1981
Retinyl esters are hydrolyzed in liver both during uptake and mobilization of vitamin A. Studies were conducted to explore the… (More)
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1979
1979
These studies report the hydrolysis of retinyl palmitate with liver homogenates and homogenate fractions from retinol-depleted… (More)
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