UniProt functional annotation for Q02834

UniProt code: Q02834.

Organism: Micromonospora viridifaciens.
Taxonomy: Bacteria; Actinobacteria; Actinobacteridae; Actinomycetales; Micromonosporineae; Micromonosporaceae; Micromonospora.
Function: To release sialic acids for use as carbon and energy sources for this non-pathogenic bacterium while in pathogenic microorganisms, sialidases have been suggested to be pathogenic factors.
Catalytic activity: Hydrolysis of alpha-(2->3)-, alpha-(2->6)-, alpha-(2->8)- glycosidic linkages of terminal sialic acid residues in oligosaccharides, glycoproteins, glycolipids, colominic acid and synthetic substrates.
Subcellular location: Secreted.
Induction: By N-acetylneuraminic acid, colominic acid, and sialic acid.
Similarity: Belongs to the glycosyl hydrolase 33 family. {ECO:0000305}.
Similarity: Contains 5 BNR repeats. {ECO:0000305}.
Similarity: Contains 1 F5/8 type C domain. {ECO:0000255|PROSITE- ProRule:PRU00081}.

Annotations taken from UniProtKB at the EBI.