Term Information [More information on alpha-galactosidase activity]

Accession
GO:0004557
Name
alpha-galactosidase activity
Ontology
molecular_function
Synonyms
alpha-D-galactosidase activity, alpha-D-galactoside galactohydrolase activity, alpha-galactoside galactohydrolase activity, melibiase activity, alpha-galactosidase A
Definition
Catalysis of the hydrolysis of terminal, non-reducing alpha-D-galactose residues in alpha-D-galactosides, including galactose oligosaccharides, galactomannans and galactohydrolase. Source: EC:3.2.1.22
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0004557 at QuickGO
Subset
gosubset_prok
Community
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Ancestors of alpha-galactosidase activity (GO:0004557)
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alpha-galactosidase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) molecular_function (GO:0003674)
alpha-galactosidase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) catalytic activity (GO:0003824)
alpha-galactosidase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) hydrolase activity (GO:0016787)
alpha-galactosidase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) hydrolase activity, acting on glycosyl bonds (GO:0016798)
alpha-galactosidase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) hydrolase activity, hydrolyzing O-glycosyl compounds (GO:0004553)
alpha-galactosidase activity [is_a relation] is_a  galactosidase activity (GO:0015925)
Children of alpha-galactosidase activity (GO:0004557)
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raffinose alpha-galactosidase activity (GO:0052692) [is_a relation] is_a  alpha-galactosidase activity