EC 3.5.1.41 - Chitin deacetylase

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EC 3.5.1.41

Names

Accepted name:
chitin deacetylase
Systematic name:
chitin amidohydrolase

Reaction

Comments:

Hydrolyses the N-acetamido groups of N-acetyl-D-glucosamine residues in chitin.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0004099
CAS Registry Number: 56379-60-3
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

References

  1. Araki, Y. and Ito, E.
    A pathway of chitosan formation in Mucor rouxii: enzymatic deacetylation of chitin.
    Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 56: 669-675 (1974). [PMID: 4826874]

[EC 3.5.1.41 created 1976]