Glycoside Hydrolase Family 23

Activities in Familylysozyme type G (EC; peptidoglycan lyase (EC 4.2.2.n1) also known in the literature as peptidoglycan lytic transglycosylase; chitinase (EC
Mechanism Not known
Catalytic Nucleophile/BaseNot known
Catalytic Proton DonorGlu
NoteCorresponds to family 1 of the peptidoglycan lytic transglycosylases described by N.T. Blackburn and A.J. Clarke (2001) J. Mol. Evol. 52, 78-84; Note that 'peptidoglycan lytic transglycosylases' cleave peptidoglycan without intervention of a water molecule.
External resourcesCAZypedia; PRINTS;
Statistics GenBank accession (43785); Uniprot accession (4532); PDB accession (56); 3D entries (19); cryst (0)
All (42684) Archaea (7) Bacteria (41774) Eukaryota (160) Viruses (728) unclassified (15) Structure (19) Characterized (31)
Protein Name EC#OrganismGenBank UniprotPDB/3D
 QT11_C0001G0216   archaeon GW2011_AR20 AJF62368.1    
 Ngar_c02110   Candidatus Nitrososphaera gargensis Ga9.2 AFU57159.1    
 MSTHC_0688   Methanosarcina thermophila CHTI-55 AKB15006.1    
 MESMT1_1492   Methanosarcina thermophila MT-1 BAW29422.1    
 MSTHT_0040   Methanosarcina thermophila TM-1 AKB11798.1    
 ORF   uncultured archaeon AQS33269.1    
 ORF   uncultured archaeon AQS31177.1    

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