Glycoside Hydrolase Family 5

Known Activitiesendo-β-1,4-glucanase / cellulase (EC; endo-β-1,4-xylanase (EC; β-glucosidase (EC; β-mannosidase (EC; β-glucosylceramidase (EC; glucan β-1,3-glucosidase (EC; licheninase (EC; exo-β-1,4-glucanase / cellodextrinase (EC; glucan endo-1,6-β-glucosidase (EC; mannan endo-β-1,4-mannosidase (EC; cellulose β-1,4-cellobiosidase (EC; steryl β-glucosidase (EC; endoglycoceramidase (EC; chitosanase (EC; β-primeverosidase (EC; xyloglucan-specific endo-β-1,4-glucanase (EC; endo-β-1,6-galactanase (EC; hesperidin 6-O-α-L-rhamnosyl-β-glucosidase (EC; β-1,3-mannanase (EC 3.2.1.-); arabinoxylan-specific endo-β-1,4-xylanase (EC 3.2.1.-); mannan transglycosylase (EC 2.4.1.-)
Mechanism Retaining
3D Structure Status( β / α ) 8
Catalytic Nucleophile/BaseGlu (experimental)
Catalytic Proton DonorGlu (experimental)
NoteOnce known as cellulase family A; many members have been assigned to subfamilies as described by Aspeborg et al. (2012) BMC Evol Biol. 12(1):186 (PMID: 22992189).
External resourcesCAZypedia; HOMSTRAD; PROSITE;
Commercial Enzyme Provider(s)MEGAZYME; NZYTech; PROZOMIX;
Statistics GenBank accession (9499); Uniprot accession (1927); PDB accession (193); 3D entries (67); cryst (0)
All (8139) Archaea (63) Bacteria (6093) Eukaryota (1865) Viruses (3) unclassified (115) Structure (67 ) Characterized (540) Subfamilies (7294)

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