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Entry
EC 3.2.1.117                Enzyme                                 

Name
amygdalin beta-glucosidase;
amygdalase;
amygdalinase;
amygdalin hydrolase;
amygdalin glucosidase
Class
Hydrolases;
Glycosylases;
Glycosidases, i.e. enzymes that hydrolyse O- and S-glycosyl compounds
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
amygdalin beta-D-glucohydrolase
Reaction(IUBMB)
(R)-amygdalin + H2O = (R)-prunasin + D-glucose [RN:R02985]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
(R)-amygdalin [CPD:C08325];
H2O [CPD:C00001]
Product
(R)-prunasin [CPD:C00844];
D-glucose [CPD:C00031]
Comment
Highly specific; does not act on prunasin, linamarin, gentiobiose or cellobiose (cf. EC 3.2.1.21 beta-glucosidase).
History
EC 3.2.1.117 created 1989
Pathway
Cyanoamino acid metabolism
Biosynthesis of secondary metabolites
Orthology
K13031  
amygdalin beta-glucosidase
Reference
1
  Authors
Kuroki, G., Lizotte, P.A. and Poulton, J.E.
  Title
L-beta-Glycosidases from Prunus serotina EHRH and Davallia trichomanoides.
  Journal
Z. Natursforsch. C: Biosci. 39 (1984) 232-239.
Other DBs
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CAS: 
51683-43-3

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