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Entry
EC 3.2.1.118                Enzyme                                 

Name
prunasin beta-glucosidase;
prunasin hydrolase
Class
Hydrolases;
Glycosylases;
Glycosidases, i.e. enzymes that hydrolyse O- and S-glycosyl compounds
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
prunasin beta-D-glucohydrolase
Reaction(IUBMB)
(R)-prunasin + H2O = D-glucose + mandelonitrile [RN:R02558]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
(R)-prunasin [CPD:C00844];
H2O [CPD:C00001]
Product
D-glucose [CPD:C00031];
mandelonitrile [CPD:C00561]
Comment
Highly specific; does not act on amygdalin, linamarin or gentiobiose. (cf. EC 3.2.1.21 beta-glucosidase).
History
EC 3.2.1.118 created 1989
Pathway
Cyanoamino acid metabolism
Biosynthesis of secondary metabolites
Orthology
K13032  
prunasin beta-glucosidase
Genes
PPER: 
PMUM: 
Taxonomy
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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IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature: 
ExPASy - ENZYME nomenclature database: 
BRENDA, the Enzyme Database: 
CAS: 
9023-41-0

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