Reaction: a dodecanoyl-[acyl-carrier protein] + H2O = an [acyl-carrier protein] + dodecanoate
Other name(s): lauryl-acyl-carrier-protein hydrolase; dodecanoyl-acyl-carrier-protein hydrolase; dodecyl-acyl-carrier protein hydrolase
Systematic name: dodecanoyl-[acyl-carrier protein] hydrolase
Comments: acts on the acyl-carrier-protein thioester of C12 and, with a much lower activity, C14 fatty acids. The derivative of oleic acid is hydrolysed very slowly (compare EC 18.104.22.168, oleoyl-[acyl-carrier-protein] hydrolase).
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 137903-37-8
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2. Davies, H.M., Anderson, L., Fan, C., Hawkins, D.J. Developmental induction, purification, and further characterization of 12:0-ACP thioesterase from immature cotyledons of Umbellularia californica. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 290 (1991) 37-45. [PMID: 1898097]