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MetaCyc Enzyme: endo-1,3-β-xylanase

Gene: txyA Accession Number: G-12787 (MetaCyc)

Species: Vibrio sp. XY-214

(1,3)-β-Xylan is found mainly in the cell walls of red and green algae, and is a homopolysaccharide.

A endo-1,3-β-xylanase has been purified to homogeneity from the marine bacterium Vibrio sp. XY-214. The purified enzyme hydrolyzed β-1,3-xylan to produce mainly (1,3)-β-xylotriose and (1,3)-β-xylobiose [Araki99a]. It did not act on (1,3)-β-xylobiose, p-nitrophenyl-β-D-xylopyranoside, a (1→4)-β-D-xylan, a 1,3-β-D-glucan, or carboxymethyl cellulose.

The N-terminal amino acid sequence of the purified enzyme was determined and used for cloning the gene by PCR. The txyA gene was expressed in Escherichia coli, And the recombinant protein was purified and characterized as well [Araki00].

The gene consists of a signal peptide of 22 amino acid residues, followed by a catalytic domain which belongs to family 26 of the glycosyl hydrolases, a linker region with one array of DGG and six repeats of DNGG, and a carbohydrate-binding module (CBM31) that binds pecifically to β-1,3-xylan [Okazaki02].

Locations: extracellular space

Molecular Weight of Polypeptide: 51.324 kD (from nucleotide sequence), 52.0 kD (experimental) [Araki99a ]

pI: 3.6 [Araki99a]

Unification Links: Entrez-Nucleotide:AB02904 , Protein Model Portal:Q9LCB9 , SMR:Q9LCB9 , UniProt:Q9LCB9

Relationship Links: CAZy:IN-FAMILY:CBM31 , CAZy:IN-FAMILY:GH26 , InterPro:IN-FAMILY:IPR013781 , InterPro:IN-FAMILY:IPR017853 , InterPro:IN-FAMILY:IPR021016 , Pfam:IN-FAMILY:PF11606

Gene-Reaction Schematic: ?

GO Terms:

Cellular Component: GO:0005576 - extracellular region

Created 12-Apr-2011 by Caspi R , SRI International

Enzymatic reaction of: endo-1,3-β-xylanase

EC Number:

a (1->3)-β-D-xylan + n H2O <=> n a (1->3)-β-D-xylan oligosaccharide

The reaction direction shown, that is, A + B ↔ C + D versus C + D ↔ A + B, is in accordance with the Enzyme Commission system.

The reaction is physiologically favored in the direction shown.

In Pathways: (1,3)-β-D-xylan degradation

Inhibitors (Other): Cu2+ , Hg2+ , N-bromosuccinimide

T(opt): 37 °C [Araki99a]

pH(opt): 7 [Araki99a]


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Araki99a: Araki T, Tani S, Maeda K, Hashikawa S, Nakagawa H, Morishita T (1999). "Purification and characterization of beta-1,3-xylanase from a marine bacterium, Vibrio sp. XY-214." Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 63(11);2017-9. PMID: 10635569

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Okazaki02: Okazaki F, Tamaru Y, Hashikawa S, Li YT, Araki T (2002). "Novel carbohydrate-binding module of beta-1,3-xylanase from a marine bacterium, Alcaligenes sp. strain XY-234." J Bacteriol 184(9);2399-403. PMID: 11948152

Yamagaki96: Yamagaki, T., Maeda, M., Kabazawa, K., Ishizuka, Y, Nakanishi, H. (1996). "Structures of Caulerpa cell wall microfibril xylan with detection of ?-1,3-xylooligosaccharides as revealed by matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization/time of flight/mass spectrometry." Biosci. Biotech. Biochem. 60, 1222-1228.

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of MetaCyc: Caspi et al, Nucleic Acids Research 42:D459-D471 2014
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