LysM

Lysin motif
LysM
SMART accession number:SM00257
Description: -
Interpro abstract (IPR018392): The LysM (lysin motif) domain is about 40 residues long and is found in a variety of enzymes involved in bacterial cell wall degradation [(PUBMED:1352512)]. This domain may have a general peptidoglycan binding function.
GO process:cell wall macromolecule catabolic process (GO:0016998)
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There are 36911 LysM domains in 24114 proteins in SMART's nrdb database.

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