The Enzyme Database

Your query returned 1 entry.    printer_iconPrintable version

EC 3.2.1.17     
Accepted name: lysozyme
Reaction: Hydrolysis of (1→4)-β-linkages between N-acetylmuramic acid and N-acetyl-D-glucosamine residues in a peptidoglycan and between N-acetyl-D-glucosamine residues in chitodextrins
Other name(s): muramidase; globulin G; mucopeptide glucohydrolase; globulin G1; N,O-diacetylmuramidase; lysozyme g; L-7001; 1,4-N-acetylmuramidase; mucopeptide N-acetylmuramoylhydrolase; PR1-lysozyme
Systematic name: peptidoglycan N-acetylmuramoylhydrolase
Comments: cf. also EC 3.2.1.14 chitinase.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9001-63-2
References:
1.  Blade, C.C.F., Johnson, L.N., Mair, G.A., North, A.C.T., Phillips, D.C. and Sarma, V.R. Crystallographic studies of the activity of hen egg-white lysozyme. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B: Biol. Sci. 167 (1967) 378–388. [PMID: 4382801]
2.  Blake, C.C.F., Mair, G.A., North, A.C.T., Phillips, D.C. and Sarma, V.R. On the conformation of the hen egg-white lysozyme molecule. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B: Biol. Sci. 167 (1967) 365–377. [PMID: 4382800]
3.  Jollès, P. Lysozyme. In: Boyer, P.D., Lardy, H. and Myrbäck, K. (Eds), The Enzymes, 2nd edn, vol. 4, Academic Press, New York, 1960, pp. 431–445.
[EC 3.2.1.17 created 1961]
 
 


Data © 2001–2014 IUBMB
Web site © 2005–2014 Andrew McDonald