glycosidase

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glycosidase

(ɡlaɪˈkəʊsɪˌdeɪz)
n
(Biochemistry) an enzyme that breaks down glycosidic bonds
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Distinctive molecular and biochemical characteristics of a glycoside hydrolase family 20 [beta]-N-acetylglucosaminidase and salt tolerance.
Retrieval of glycoside hydrolase family 9 cellulase genes from environmental DNA by metagenomic gene specific multi-primer PCR', Biotechnol Lett, 2012; 34: 875-82.
Sequence alignment indicated that CtCel6 enzyme belonged to glycoside hydrolase family 6 (GH6) and the molecular mass of purified recombinant enzyme CtCel6 was 42 kDa by SDS-PAGE analysis.
The one of most pharmacological interest is glucoraphanin, a precursor of sulforaphane, which is produced when myrosinase-an enzyme in the glycoside hydrolase family-transforms glucoraphanin into sulforaphane.
That delete function, supplied by parts of the enzymes known as glycoside hydrolase domains, normally helps correct mistakes or prevents buildup of the sugar chains inside bacterial cells, Howell says.
No one has ever observed hydrogen atoms in a glycoside hydrolase enzyme, and until now we did not know how the catalytic glutamic acid residue is protonated, said Kovalevsky.
Bioinformatics of the glycoside hydrolase family 57 and identification of catalytic residues in amylopullulanase from Thermococcus hydrothermalis.
Crystal structure of Cel44A, a glycoside hydrolase family 44 endoglucanase from Clostridium thermocellum.
In our study, the gene of interest was a cellulase of termite origin in the glycoside hydrolase 9 superfamily.