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Entry
EC 3.2.1.87                 Enzyme                                 

Name
capsular-polysaccharide endo-1,3-alpha-galactosidase;
polysaccharide depolymerase;
capsular polysaccharide galactohydrolase
Class
Hydrolases;
Glycosylases;
Glycosidases, i.e. enzymes that hydrolyse O- and S-glycosyl compounds
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
Aerobacter-capsular-polysaccharide galactohydrolase
Reaction(IUBMB)
Random hydrolysis of (1->3)-alpha-D-galactosidic linkages in Aerobacter aerogenes capsular polysaccharide
Comment
Hydrolyses the galactosyl-alpha-1,3-D-galactose linkages only in the complex substrate, bringing about depolymerization.
History
EC 3.2.1.87 created 1976
Reference
1  [PMID:5096084]
  Authors
Yurewicz EC, Ghalambor MA, Duckworth DH, Heath EC.
  Title
Catalytic and molecular properties of a phage-induced capsular polysaccharide depolymerase.
  Journal
J Biol Chem 246:5607-16 (1971)
Reference
2  [PMID:4328830]
  Authors
Yurewicz EC, Ghalambor MA, Heath EC.
  Title
The structure of Aerobacter aerogenes capsular polysaccharide.
  Journal
J Biol Chem 246:5596-606 (1971)
Other DBs
ExplorEnz - The Enzyme Database: 3.2.1.87
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature: 3.2.1.87
ExPASy - ENZYME nomenclature database: 3.2.1.87
BRENDA, the Enzyme Database: 3.2.1.87
CAS: 62213-16-5

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