Information on EC 3.1.1.117 - (4-O-methyl)-D-glucuronate---lignin esterase

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IUBMB Comments
The enzyme occurs in microorganisms and catalyses the cleavage of the ester bonds between glucuronoyl or 4-O-methyl-glucuronoyl groups attached to xylan and aliphatic or aromatic alcohols in lignin polymers.
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The expected taxonomic range for this enzyme is: Eukaryota, Bacteria
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4-O-methyl-glucuronoyl methylesterase, 4-O-methyl-glucuronoyl methylesterase 1, 4-O-methyl-glucuronoyl methylesterase 2, AaGE1, Acral2 1078265, AfGE, Afu6g14390, AiGE1, AmGE1, BdGE1, more
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a 4-O-methyl-D-glucopyranuronate ester + H2O = 4-O-methyl-D-glucuronic acid + an alcohol
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