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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
ec00520  Amino sugar and nucleotide sugar metabolism
ec01100  Metabolic pathways
Orthology
K01452  chitin deacetylase
Genes
SCE: YLR307W(CDA1) YLR308W(CDA2)
AGO: AGOS_ADL036C
ERC: Ecym_8373
KLA: KLLA0_C17226g
KMX: KLMA_30318(CDA2)
LTH: KLTH0H09482g
VPO: Kpol_1026p30
ZRO: ZYRO0B00462g
CGR: CAGL0D06490g
NCS: NCAS_0A05950(NCAS0A05950)
NDI: NDAI_0D02920(NDAI0D02920)
TPF: TPHA_0K01980(TPHA0K01980)
TBL: TBLA_0B09960(TBLA0B09960)
TDL: TDEL_0E05540(TDEL0E05540)
KAF: KAFR_0F03030(KAFR0F03030)
PIC: PICST_43807(CDA2)
CAL: CAALFM_CR00300WA(CDA2)
SLB: AWJ20_2126(CDA2) AWJ20_3811(CDA1)
ZTR: MYCGRDRAFT_30112(MgCda2)
CNE: CND03580
CNB: CNBD2750
ABP: AGABI1DRAFT57910(AGABI1DRAFT_57910)
ABV: AGABI2DRAFT219773(AGABI2DRAFT_219773)
PMY: Pmen_2758
BMA: BMA1508
BPS: BPSL2118
HAR: HEAR2877
BRA: BRADO0867
ACR: Acry_1163
GTN: GTNG_3405
CHU: CHU_0603 CHU_3339(yxkH)
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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 56:669-75 (1974)
DOI:10.1016/0006-291X(74)90657-3
Other DBs
ExplorEnz - The Enzyme Database: 3.5.1.41
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature: 3.5.1.41
ExPASy - ENZYME nomenclature database: 3.5.1.41
BRENDA, the Enzyme Database: 3.5.1.41
CAS: 56379-60-3

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