Term Information [More information on hexosaminidase activity]

Accession
GO:0015929
Name
hexosaminidase activity
Ontology
molecular_function
Synonyms
None
Definition
Catalysis of the cleavage of hexosamine or N-acetylhexosamine residues (e.g. N-acetylglucosamine) residues from gangliosides or other glycoside oligosaccharides. Source: ISBN:0721662544, http://www.onelook.com/
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0015929 at QuickGO
Subset
gosubset_prok
Community
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Ancestors of hexosaminidase activity (GO:0015929)
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hexosaminidase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) molecular_function (GO:0003674)
hexosaminidase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) catalytic activity (GO:0003824)
hexosaminidase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) hydrolase activity (GO:0016787)
hexosaminidase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) hydrolase activity, acting on glycosyl bonds (GO:0016798)
hexosaminidase activity [is_a relation] is_a  hydrolase activity, hydrolyzing O-glycosyl compounds (GO:0004553)
Children of hexosaminidase activity (GO:0015929)
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alpha-N-acetylgalactosaminidase activity (GO:0008456) [is_a relation] is_a  hexosaminidase activity
alpha-N-acetylglucosaminidase activity (GO:0004561) [is_a relation] is_a  hexosaminidase activity
beta-N-acetylhexosaminidase activity (GO:0004563) [is_a relation] is_a  hexosaminidase activity
endogalactosaminidase activity (GO:0033931) [is_a relation] is_a  hexosaminidase activity
glucosyl-N-acetylglucosamine glucosaminidase activity (GO:0052774) [is_a relation] is_a  hexosaminidase activity
hyalurononglucosaminidase activity (GO:0004415) [is_a relation] is_a  hexosaminidase activity
N-acetylglucosamine-1-phosphodiester alpha-N-acetylglucosaminidase activity (GO:0003944) [is_a relation] is_a  hexosaminidase activity
EC
3.2.1.-
MetaCyc
3.2.1.52-RXN