IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: endogalactosaminidase

Reaction: Endohydrolysis of (1→4)-α-D-galactosaminidic linkages in poly(D-galactosamine)

Systematic name: galactosaminoglycan glycanohydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 118478-30-1


1. Reissig, J.L., Lau, W. and Glasgow, J.E. An endogalactosaminidase from Streptomyces griseus. Can. J. Biochem. 53 (1975) 1237-1249. [PMID: 3271]

2. Tamura, J., Takagi, H. and Kadowaki, K. Purification and some properties of the endo α-1,4-polygalactosaminidase from Pseudomonas sp. Agric. Biol. Chem. 52 (1988) 2475-2484.

[EC created 1984]

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