Glycoside Hydrolase Family 16

Activities in Family[retaining] β-1,3-glucanosyltransglucosidase (EC 2.4.1.-);
β-transglycosidase (EC 2.4.1.-);
Chitin β-1,3/1,6-glucanosyltransferase (EC 2.4.1.-);
Xyloglucan:xyloglucosyl transferase (EC;
GlcNAc-α-1,4-Gal-releasing endo-β-galactosidase (EC 3.2.1.-);
[retaining] β-1,3-glucanase (EC 3.2.1.-);
α-carrageenase (EC 3.2.1.-);
β-carrageenase (EC 3.2.1.-);
Endo-β-1,4-galactosidase (EC 3.2.1.-);
Keratan-sulfate endo-β-1,4-galactosidase / keratanase (EC;
Xyloglucan-specific endo-β-1,4-glucanase / endo-xyloglucanase (EC;
[retaining] β-porphyranase (EC;
Endo-β-1,3-galactanase (EC;
β-glucosidase (EC;
β-galactosidase (EC;
Hyaluronidase / hyaluronoglucosaminidase (EC;
Endo-β-1,3-glucanase / laminarinase (EC;
Endo-β-1,3(4)-glucanase / lichenase-laminarinase (EC;
Lichenase / endo-β-1,3-1,4-glucanase (EC;
β-agarase (EC;
κ-carrageenase (EC;
Mechanism Retaining e
3D Structure Statusβ-jelly roll
Catalytic Nucleophile/BaseGlu (experimental)
Catalytic Proton DonorGlu (experimental)
NoteMany members have been assigned to subfamilies as described by Viborg et al. (2019) J Biol Chem. 2019 Sep 9 (PMID: 31501245).
External resourcesCAZypedia; HOMSTRAD; PRINTS; PROSITE; XTH-World;
Commercial Enzyme Provider(s)MEGAZYME; NZYTech; PROZOMIX;
Statistics GenBank accession (20828); Uniprot accession (249); PDB accession (112); 3D entries (55); cryst (1)

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