EC 3.2.1.17 - Lysozyme

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EC 3.2.1.17

Names

Accepted name:
lysozyme
Other names:
1,4-N-acetylmuramidase
N,O-diacetylmuramidase
L-7001
PR1-lysozyme
globulin G
globulin G1
lysozyme g
mucopeptide N-acetylmuramoylhydrolase
mucopeptide glucohydrolase
muramidase
Systematic name:
peptidoglycan N-acetylmuramoylhydrolase

Reaction

Comments:

cf. also EC 3.2.1.14 chitinase.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC00119 , PROSITE:PDOC00737
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0003796
CAS Registry Number: 9001-63-2
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (199) [show] [UniProt]

References

  1. Blade, C.C.F., Johnson, L.N., Mair, G.A., North, A.C.T., Phillips, D.C. and Sarma, V.R.
    Crystallographic studies of the activity of hen egg-white lysozyme.
    Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B: Biol. Sci. 167: 378-388 (1967). [PMID: 4382801]
  2. Blake, C.C.F., Mair, G.A., North, A.C.T., Phillips, D.C. and Sarma, V.R.
    On the conformation of the hen egg-white lysozyme molecule.
    Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B: Biol. Sci. 167: 365-377 (1967). [PMID: 4382800]
  3. Jollès, P.
    Lysozyme.
    In: Boyer, P.D., Lardy, H. and Myrbäck, K. (Eds.) The Enzymes, 2nd ed. vol. 4, Academic Press, New York, 1960, 431-445

[EC 3.2.1.17 created 1961]