KEGG   REACTION: R02333Help
Entry
R02333                      Reaction                               

Name
Chitin amidohydrolase
Definition
Chitin + n H2O <=> Chitosan + n Acetate
Equation
C00461 + n C00001 <=> C00734 + n C00033
Remark
Same as: 
Comment
Acetylation is non specific.
RPair
C00033_C00461 main [RC:RC00300]
C00461_C00734 main [RC:RC00166]
C00001_C00033 leave
Enzyme
Pathway
Amino sugar and nucleotide sugar metabolism
Biosynthesis of secondary metabolites
Orthology
K01452  
chitin deacetylase [EC:3.5.1.41]

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