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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
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