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sterol esterase activity

Known as: cholesteryl ester hydrolase activity, steryl-ester acylhydrolase activity, acylcholesterol lipase activity 
Catalysis of the reaction: a steryl ester + H2O = a sterol + a fatty acid. [EC:3.1.1.13]
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
We previously reported decreased glucose-stimulated insulin secretion (GSIS) in hormone-sensitive lipase-null mice (HSL… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Steroid hormones are synthesized using cholesterol as precursor, with a substantial portion supplied by the selective uptake of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Insulin resistance, obesity, and diabetes are characterized by hyperglycemia, hyperinsulinemia, and hyperleptinemia and are… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The Th1-derived cytokine gamma interferon, IFN-gamma, is present within the microenvironment of an atheromatous lesion and likely… Expand
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1993
1993
Diethylumbelliferyl phosphate (UBP) has been shown to inhibit the neutral cholesteryl ester hydrolase activity responsible for… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Anti‐hormone‐sensitive lipase (HSL) immunoglobulin selectively immunoprecipitates a single 84 kDa 32P‐phosphoprotein from… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Homogenates of the livers of outbred, Sprague-Dawley rats contain a neutral cholesteryl ester hydrolase activity that requires… Expand
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
The clear cell form of renal cell carcinoma is known to derive its histologic appearance from accumulations of glycogen and lipid… Expand
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
We have investigated the kinetic properties of acid cholesteryl esterase (EC 3.1.1.13) in preparations of rabbit aortic cells… Expand
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Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
A procedure for the purification of cholesterol ester hydrolase from bovine adrenal cortical 105000 x g supernatant is described… Expand
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