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Information on EC 3.2.1.17 - lysozyme

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IUBMB Comments

cf. also EC 3.2.1.14 chitinase.

The enzyme appears in viruses and cellular organisms

Synonyms
lysozyme, endolysin, autolysin, t4 lysozyme, transglycosylase, muramidase, peptidoglycan hydrolase, lysozyme a, mutanolysin, lysozyme c, more

REACTION
REACTION DIAGRAM
COMMENTARY hide
ORGANISM
UNIPROT
LITERATURE
N,N',N'',N'''-tetraacetylchitotetraose + H2O = N,N',N''-triacetylchitotriose + N-acetyl-D-glucosamine
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