DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Literature associating CES2 and alveolar echinococcosis

CES2 [ENSP00000317842]

Methylumbelliferyl-acetate deacetylase 2; Involved in the detoxification of xenobiotics and in the activation of ester and amide prodrugs. Shows high catalytic efficiency for hydrolysis of cocaine, 4-methylumbelliferyl acetate, heroin and 6-monoacetylmorphine; Belongs to the type-B carboxylesterase/lipase family.

Synonyms:  CES2,  CES2p,  hCES2,  A0A024R6X1,  H3BUN5 ...

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