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Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0008933 - lytic transglycosylase activity

Synonyms: peptidoglycan lytic transglycosylase 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.

Parent Classes:
GO:0016757 - transferase activity, transferring glycosyl groups

Child Classes:
GO:0008932 - lytic endotransglycosylase activity (1)

Term Members:
lytic murein transglycosylase E (emtA),
membrane-bound lytic murein transglycosylase C (mltC),
membrane-bound lytic murein transglycosylase F (mltF),
membrane-bound lytic murein transglycosylase D (mltD),
membrane-bound lytic murein transglycosylase A (mltA),
soluble lytic murein transglycosylase (slt),
membrane-bound lytic murein transglycosylase B (mltB)

Unification Links: GO:0008933

Relationship Links: ENZYME:RELATED-TO:3.2.1.-


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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of EcoCyc: Nucleic Acids Research 41:D605-12 2013
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