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Accepted name: steryl-β-glucosidase
Reaction: cholesteryl-β-D-glucoside + H2O = D-glucose + cholesterol
Systematic name: cholesteryl-β-D-glucoside glucohydrolase
Comments: Acts on glucosides of cholesterol and sitosterol, but not on some related sterols such as coprostanol.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 69494-88-8
1.  Kalinowska, M. and Wojciechowski, Z.A. Purification and some properties of steryl β-D-glucoside hydrolase from Sinapis alba seedlings. Phytochemistry 17 (1978) 1533–1537.
[EC created 1984]

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