EC 3.2.1.21 - β-glucosidase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature
EC 3.2.1.21

Names

Accepted name:
β-glucosidase
Other names:
β-1,6-glucosidase
β-D-glucosidase
β-glucoside glucohydrolase
p-nitrophenyl β-glucosidase
amygdalase
amygdalinase
arbutinase
aryl-β-glucosidase
cellobiase
elaterase
emulsin
gentiobiase
limarase
primeverosidase
salicilinase
gentobiase
Systematic name:
β-D-glucoside glucohydrolase

Reaction

Comments:

Wide specificity for β-D-glucosides. Some examples also hydrolyse one or more of the following: β-D-galactosides, α-L-arabinosides, β-D-xylosides, β-D-fucosides.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , NIST 74 , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC00495 , PROSITE:PDOC00621
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0008422 , GO:0102483
CAS Registry Number: 9001-22-3
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (220) [show] [UniProt]

References

  1. Chinchetru, M.A., Cabezas, J.A. and Calvo, P.
    Purification and characterization of a broad specificity β-glucosidase from sheep liver.
    Int. J. Biochem. 21: 469-476 (1989). [PMID: 2503402]
  2. Conchie, J.
    β-Glucosidase from rumen liquor. Preparation, assay and kinetics of action.
    Biochem. J. 58: 552-560 (1954).
  3. Dahlqvist, A.
    Pig intestinal β-glucosidase activities. I. Relation to β-galactosidase (lactase).
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 50: 55-61 (1961).
  4. Heyworth, R. and Walker, P.G.
    Almond-emulsin β-D-glucosidase and β-D-galactosidase.
    Biochem. J. 83: 331-335 (1962).
  5. Larner, J.
    Other glucosidases.
    In: Boyer, P.D., Lardy, H. and Myrbäck, K. (Eds.) The Enzymes, 2nd ed. vol. 4, Academic Press, New York, 1960, 369-378
  6. Sano, K., Amemura, A. and Harada, T.
    Purification and properties of a β-1,6-glucosidase from Flavobacterium.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 377: 410-420 (1975). [PMID: 235305]

[EC 3.2.1.21 created 1961]