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Entry
EC 4.2.2.7                  Enzyme                                 

Name
heparin lyase;
heparin eliminase;
heparinase
Class
Lyases;
Carbon-oxygen lyases;
Acting on polysaccharides
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
heparin lyase
Reaction(IUBMB)
Eliminative cleavage of polysaccharides containing (1->4)-linked D-glucuronate or L-iduronate residues and (1->4)-alpha-linked 2-sulfoamino-2-deoxy-6-sulfo-D-glucose residues to give oligosaccharides with terminal 4-deoxy-alpha-D-gluc-4-enuronosyl groups at their non-reducing ends
History
EC 4.2.2.7 created 1972
Orthology
K19050  
heparin lyase
K19051  
heparin/heparan-sulfate lyase
Genes
BTH: 
BHL: 
BXY: 
ASH: 
NKO: 
PHE: 
PSN: 
COC: 
Taxonomy
Reference
1  [PMID:5484472]
  Authors
Hovingh P, Linker A.
  Title
The enzymatic degradation of heparin and heparitin sulfate. 3. Purification of a heparitinase and a heparinase from flavobacteria.
  Journal
J. Biol. Chem. 245 (1970) 6170-5.
Other DBs
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IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature: 
ExPASy - ENZYME nomenclature database: 
BRENDA, the Enzyme Database: 
CAS: 
9025-39-2

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