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Keyword Glycosidase

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Definition

Hydrolases which attack glycosidic bonds in carbohydrates, glycoproteins and glycolipids. The glycosidases are not highly specific. Usually they distinguish only the type of bond, e.g. O- or N-glycosidic, and its configuration (alpha or beta).

Category

Molecular function

GOi

metabolic process [ GO:0008152 ]
hydrolase activity, acting on glycosyl bonds [ GO:0016798 ]

Graphical

GlycosidaseMolecular functionHydrolase