The Enzyme Database

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Accepted name: sulfoquinovosidase
Reaction: an 6-sulfo-α-D-quinovosyl diacylglycerol + H2O = 6-sulfo-D-quinovose + a 1,2-diacylglycerol
Other name(s): yihQ (gene name)
Systematic name: 6-sulfo-α-D-quinovosyl diacylglycerol 6-sulfo-D-quinovohydrolase
Comments: The enzyme, characterized from the bacteria Escherichia coli and Pseudomonas putida, hydrolyses terminal non-reducing α-sulfoquinovoside residues in α-sulfoquinovosyl diacylglycerides and α-sulfoquinovosyl glycerol.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc
1.  Shibuya, I. and Benson, A. A. Hydrolysis of α-sulphoquinovosides by β-galactosidase. Nature 192 (1961) 1186–1187.
2.  Speciale, G., Jin, Y., Davies, G.J., Williams, S.J. and Goddard-Borger, E.D. YihQ is a sulfoquinovosidase that cleaves sulfoquinovosyl diacylglyceride sulfolipids. LID - 10.1038/nchembio.2023 [doi. Nat. Chem. Biol. (2016) . [PMID: 26878550]
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