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Information on EC 3.2.1.17 - lysozyme

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     3 Hydrolases
         3.2 Glycosylases
             3.2.1 Glycosidases, i.e. enzymes that hydrolyse O- and S-glycosyl compounds
                3.2.1.17 lysozyme
IUBMB Comments
cf. also EC 3.2.1.14 chitinase.
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The enzyme appears in viruses and cellular organisms
Synonyms
lysozyme, autolysin, t4 lysozyme, endolysin, transglycosylase, muramidase, peptidoglycan hydrolase, lysozyme a, mutanolysin, lysozyme c, more
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LITERATURE
Hydrolysis of (1->4)-beta-linkages between N-acetylmuramic acid and N-acetyl-D-glucosamine residues in a peptidoglycan and between N-acetyl-D-glucosamine residues in chitodextrins
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