Term Information [More information on cellulase activity]

Accession
GO:0008810
Name
cellulase activity
Ontology
molecular_function
Synonyms
1,4-(1,3;1,4)-beta-D-glucan 4-glucanohydrolase activity, 9.5 cellulase activity, celludextrinase activity, avicelase activity, celluase A, cellulase A 3, cellulosin AP, endoglucanase D, pancellase SS, alkali cellulase activity, carboxymethyl cellulase activity, beta-1,4-endoglucan hydrolase activity, beta-1,4-glucanase activity, endo-1,4-beta-D-glucanase activity, endo-1,4-beta-D-glucanohydrolase activity, endo-1,4-beta-glucanase activity, endoglucanase activity
Definition
Catalysis of the endohydrolysis of (1->4)-beta-D-glucosidic linkages in cellulose, lichenin and cereal beta-D-glucans. Source: EC:3.2.1.4
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0008810 at QuickGO
Subset
gosubset_prok
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Ancestors of cellulase activity (GO:0008810)
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cellulase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) molecular_function (GO:0003674)
cellulase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) catalytic activity (GO:0003824)
cellulase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) hydrolase activity (GO:0016787)
cellulase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) hydrolase activity, acting on glycosyl bonds (GO:0016798)
cellulase activity [is_a relation] is_a  hydrolase activity, hydrolyzing O-glycosyl compounds (GO:0004553)

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EC
3.2.1.4
MetaCyc
RXN-2043