Catalytic Properties and Classification of Phosphoric Triester Hydrolases: Edta-Insensitive and Edta-Sensitive Paraoxonases in Sera of Non-Diseased and Diseased Population Groups

  • Elsa Reiner
  • Vera Simeon
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 266)


Phosphoric triester hydrolases (EC 3.1.8) are defined as enzymes acting on organophosphorus compounds, including esters of phosphonic and phosphinic acids, and on phosphorus anhydride bonds; the enzymes are subdivided into paraoxonase (EC and DFP-ase (EC [1].


Distribution Profile Organophosphorus Compound Familial Hypercholesterolaemia Phosphinic Acid Paraoxonase Activity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Elsa Reiner
    • 1
  • Vera Simeon
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Medical Research and Occupational HealthUniversity of ZagrebZagrebCroatia

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