Term Information [More information on lytic transglycosylase activity]

Accession
GO:0008933
Name
lytic transglycosylase activity
Ontology
molecular_function
Synonyms
peptidoglycan lytic transglycosylase activity, murein transglycosylase B activity
Definition
Catalysis of the specific cleavage of the beta-(1->4) glycosidic linkage between N-acetylmuramyl and N-acetylglucosaminyl residues in peptidoglycan, with the concomitant formation of 1,6-anhydro-N-acetylmuramyl residues. Source: PMID:10964424
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0008933 at QuickGO
Subset
gosubset_prok
Community
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Ancestors of lytic transglycosylase activity (GO:0008933)
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lytic transglycosylase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) molecular_function (GO:0003674)
lytic transglycosylase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) catalytic activity (GO:0003824)
lytic transglycosylase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) transferase activity (GO:0016740)
lytic transglycosylase activity [is_a relation] is_a  transferase activity, transferring glycosyl groups (GO:0016757)
Children of lytic transglycosylase activity (GO:0008933)
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lytic endotransglycosylase activity (GO:0008932) [is_a relation] is_a  lytic transglycosylase activity
signal peptidase complex (GO:0005787) [capable_of relation] capable_of  lytic transglycosylase activity
EC
3.2.1.-