Literature on PON3
Serum paraoxonase/lactonase 3; Has low activity towards the organophosphate paraxon and aromatic carboxylic acid esters. Rapidly hydrolyzes lactones such as statin prodrugs (e.g. lovastatin). Hydrolyzes aromatic lactones and 5- or 6-member ring lactones with aliphatic substituents but not simple lactones or those with polar substituents; Belongs to the paraoxonase family.
Synonyms: PON3, PON3p, hPON3, C9JZ99, F2Z2L3 ...