Glyco_25Glycosyl hydrolases family 25
|SMART accession number:||SM00641|
|Interpro abstract (IPR018077):|
O-Glycosyl hydrolases (EC 3.2.1.) are a widespread group of enzymes that hydrolyse the glycosidic bond between two or more carbohydrates, or between a carbohydrate and a non-carbohydrate moiety. A classification system for glycosyl hydrolases, based on sequence similarity, has led to the definition of 85 different families [(PUBMED:7624375), (PUBMED:8535779)]. This classification is available on the CAZy (CArbohydrate-Active EnZymes) web site.
Glycoside hydrolase family 25 comprises enzymes with only one known activity; lysozyme (EC 188.8.131.52).
It has been shown [(PUBMED:1916274), (PUBMED:1747104)] that a number of cell-wall lytic enzymes are evolutionary related and can be classified into a single family. Two residues, an aspartate and a glutamate, have been shown [(PUBMED:567645)] to be important for the catalytic activity of the Charalopsis enzyme. These residues as well as some others in their vicinity are conserved in all proteins from this family.
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