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Entry
EC 3.5.1.41                 Enzyme                                 

Name
chitin deacetylase
Class
Hydrolases;
Acting on carbon-nitrogen bonds, other than peptide bonds;
In linear amides
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
chitin amidohydrolase
Reaction(IUBMB)
chitin + H2O = chitosan + acetate [RN:R02333 R06241]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
chitin [CPD:C00461];
H2O [CPD:C00001]
Product
chitosan [CPD:C00734];
acetate [CPD:C00033]
Comment
Hydrolyses the N-acetamido groups of N-acetyl-D-glucosamine residues in chitin.
History
EC 3.5.1.41 created 1976
Pathway
Amino sugar and nucleotide sugar metabolism
Biosynthesis of secondary metabolites
Orthology
K01452  
chitin deacetylase
Genes
SCE: 
YLR307W(CDA1) YLR308W(CDA2)
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NCS: 
NCAS_0A05950(NCAS0A05950)
NDI: 
NDAI_0D02920(NDAI0D02920)
TPF: 
TPHA_0K01980(TPHA0K01980)
TDL: 
TDEL_0E05540(TDEL0E05540)
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Taxonomy
Reference
1  [PMID:4826874]
  Authors
Araki Y, Ito E.
  Title
A pathway of chitosan formation in Mucor rouxii: enzymatic deacetylation of chitin.
  Journal
Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 56 (1974) 669-75.
  Organism
Mucor rouxii
Other DBs
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CAS: 
56379-60-3

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