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EC 3.2.1.15     
Accepted name: polygalacturonase
Reaction: Random hydrolysis of (1→4)-α-D-galactosiduronic linkages in pectate and other galacturonans
Other name(s): pectin depolymerase; pectinase; endopolygalacturonase; pectolase; pectin hydrolase; pectin polygalacturonase; endo-polygalacturonase; poly-α-1,4-galacturonide glycanohydrolase; endogalacturonase; endo-D-galacturonase; poly(1,4-α-D-galacturonide) glycanohydrolase
Systematic name: (1→4)-α-D-galacturonan glycanohydrolase
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9032-75-1
References:
1.  Deuel, H. and Stutz, E. Pectic substances and pectic enzymes. Adv. Enzymol. Relat. Areas Mol. Biol. 20 (1958) 341–382. [PMID: 13605988]
2.  Lineweaver, H. and Jansen, E.F. Pectic enzymes. Adv. Enzymol. Relat. Subj. Biochem. 11 (1951) 267–295. [PMID: 24540593]
3.  McCready, R.M. and Seegmiller, C.G. Action of pectic enzymes on oligogalacturonic acids and some of their derivatives. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 50 (1954) 440–450. [DOI] [PMID: 13159344]
4.  Mill, P.J. and Tuttobello, R. The pectic enzymes of Aspergillus niger. 2. Endopolygalacturonase. Biochem. J. 79 (1961) 57–64. [PMID: 13770689]
5.  Phaff, H.J. and Demain, A.L. The unienzymatic nature of yeast polygalacturonase. J. Biol. Chem. 218 (1956) 875–884. [PMID: 13295238]
[EC 3.2.1.15 created 1961]
 
 


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