Biotransformation enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of arene and aliphatic epoxides to less reactive and more water soluble dihydrodiols by the trans addition of water. May play a role in the metabolism of endogenous lipids such as epoxide-containing fatty acids.
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Protein Aliases: Epoxide hydratase; Epoxide hydrolase 1; epoxide hydrolase 1 microsomal; epoxide hydrolase 1, microsomal (xenobiotic); mEH; Microsomal epoxide hydrolase
Gene Aliases: EPHX; EPHX1; EPOX; HYL1; MEH
UniProt ID: (Human) P07099
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 2052
Molecular Function: hydrolase