Enzyme Details

 EC Classification 3.2.1.14
 Enzyme name
(recommended)
chitinase
 Alternative names (1->4)-2-acetamido-2-deoxy-beta-D-glucan glycanohydrolase
chitodextrinase
1,4-beta-poly-N-acetylglucosaminidase
poly-beta-glucosaminidase
beta-1,4-poly-N-acetyl glucosamidinase
poly[1,4-(N-acetyl-beta-D-glucosaminide)] glycanohydrolase
 Classification
Hydrolases
Glycosidases
Hydrolysing O-glycosyl compounds
 Catalyses reactions
H2O + Chitobiose <-> 2 N-Acetyl-D-glucosamine
H2O + Chitin <-> N-Acetyl-D-glucosamine + Chitin
H2O + Chitin <-> Chitin + N-Acetyl-D-glucosaminide
H2O + Glycolchitin <-> N-Acetyl-D-glucosamine
H2O + 4-Methylumbelliferyl-beta-D-N,N'-diacetylchitobioside <-> 4-Methylumbelliferone + beta-D-N,N'-Diacetylchitobiose
H2O + p-Nitrophenyl-N,N'-diacetylchitobiose <-> p-Nitrophenol + N,N'-Diacetylchitobiose
H2O + 4-Methylumbelliferyl-beta-D-N,N',N''-triacetylchitotrioside <-> 4-Methylumbelliferone + N,N',N''-Triacetylchitotriose
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