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Information on EC 3.5.1.41 - chitin deacetylase

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     3 Hydrolases
         3.5 Acting on carbon-nitrogen bonds, other than peptide bonds
             3.5.1 In linear amides
                3.5.1.41 chitin deacetylase
IUBMB Comments
Hydrolyses the N-acetamido groups of N-acetyl-D-glucosamine residues in chitin.
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The expected taxonomic range for this enzyme is: Eukaryota, Bacteria
Synonyms
fv-pda, bmcda7, tccda1, clcda, tccda3, cda-like protein, chitin deacetylase-like protein, tccda9, tccda2a, tccda2b, more
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LITERATURE
chitin + H2O = chitosan + acetate
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