Term Information [More information on endochitinase activity]

Accession
GO:0008843
Name
endochitinase activity
Ontology
molecular_function
Synonyms
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Definition
Catalysis of the hydrolysis of nonterminal (1->4)-beta linkages of N-acetyl-D-glucosamine (GlcNAc) polymers of chitin and chitodextrins. Typically, endochitinases cleave randomly within the chitin chain. Source: PMID:11468293, GOC:pde, EC:3.2.1.-, GOC:kah, GOC:bf
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History
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Ancestors of endochitinase activity (GO:0008843)
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endochitinase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) molecular_function (GO:0003674)
endochitinase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) catalytic activity (GO:0003824)
endochitinase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) hydrolase activity (GO:0016787)
endochitinase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) hydrolase activity, acting on glycosyl bonds (GO:0016798)
endochitinase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) hydrolase activity, hydrolyzing O-glycosyl compounds (GO:0004553)
endochitinase activity [is_a relation] is_a  chitinase activity (GO:0004568)

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