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Sterol Esterase MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Sterol Esterase
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.277.352.100.700
Unique ID
D002787
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002787
Scope Note
An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of CHOLESTEROL ESTERS and some other sterol esters, to liberate cholesterol plus a fatty acid anion.
Entry Term(s)
15-Ketosteryl Oleate Hydrolase
Acylcholesterol Lipase
Cholesterol Ester Hydrolase
Cholesterol Esterase
Cholesteryl Oleate Hydrolase
Cholesterylester Hydrolase
Hormone-Sensitive Lipase
Lipase A (Lysosomal Acid Cholesterol Esterase)
Lipoidal Steroid Esterase
Lysosomal Acid Cholesterol Esterase
Lysosomal Acid Lipase
Steroid Hormone Esterase
Sterol Ester Acylhydrolase
Registry Number
EC 3.1.1.13
Related Numbers
EC 3.1.1.13
CAS Type 1 Name
Steryl-ester acylhydrolase
Previous Indexing
Cholesterol (1973-1974)
Esterases (1973-1974)
See Also
Cholesterol Ester Storage Disease
Public MeSH Note
2008; see CHLOLESTEROL ESTERASE 1991-2007, see CARBOXYLIC ESTER HYDROLASES 1976-1990, see ESTERASES 1975
History Note
2008(1975)
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2007/07/09
Sterol Esterase Preferred
Lysosomal Acid Cholesterol Esterase Narrower
15-Ketosteryl Oleate Hydrolase Narrower
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