UniProt functional annotation for Q25BW5

UniProt code: Q25BW5.

Organism: Phanerochaete chrysosporium (White-rot fungus) (Sporotrichum pruinosum).
Taxonomy: Eukaryota; Fungi; Dikarya; Basidiomycota; Agaricomycotina; Agaricomycetes; Polyporales; Phanerochaetaceae; Phanerochaete.
 
Function: Plays an important role in cellulose degradation. Shows hydrolytic activity against several glycosidic compounds. {ECO:0000269|PubMed:16896601}.
 
Catalytic activity: Hydrolysis of terminal, non-reducing beta-D- glucosyl residues with release of beta-D-glucose. {ECO:0000269|PubMed:16896601}.
Biophysicochemical properties: Kinetic parameters: KM=6.80 mM for cellobiose {ECO:0000269|PubMed:16896601, ECO:0000269|PubMed:18023045}; KM=0.229 mM for p-nitrophenyl-beta-D-glucoside (pNP-Glu) {ECO:0000269|PubMed:16896601, ECO:0000269|PubMed:18023045}; KM=10.2 mM for p-nitrophenyl-beta-D-galactoside (pNP-Gal) {ECO:0000269|PubMed:16896601, ECO:0000269|PubMed:18023045}; KM=0.752 mM for p-nitrophenyl-beta-D-xyloside (pNP-Xyl) {ECO:0000269|PubMed:16896601, ECO:0000269|PubMed:18023045}; pH dependence: Optimum pH is 6.0-6.5. {ECO:0000269|PubMed:16896601, ECO:0000269|PubMed:18023045};
Induction: Expressed constitutively in cellobiose and glucose cultures. {ECO:0000269|PubMed:16896601}.
Similarity: Belongs to the glycosyl hydrolase 1 family. {ECO:0000255}.

Annotations taken from UniProtKB at the EBI.