IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: N-acetylgalactosaminoglycan deacetylase

Reaction: N-acetyl-D-galactosaminoglycan + H2O = D-galactosaminoglycan + acetate

Other name(s): polysaccharide deacetylase; polysaccharide deacetylase; Vi-polysaccharide deacetylase; N-acetyl galactosaminoglycan deacetylase

Systematic name: N-acetyl-D-galactosaminoglycan acetylhydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 52410-59-0


1. Jorge, J.A., Kinney, S.G. and Reissig, J.L. Purification and characterization of Neurospora crassa N-acetyl galactosaminoglycan deacetylase. Braz. J. Med. Biol. Res. 15 (1982) 29-34. [PMID: 6217857]

[EC created 1986]

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