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Information on EC 3.1.1.72 - acetylxylan esterase

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     3 Hydrolases
         3.1 Acting on ester bonds
             3.1.1 Carboxylic-ester hydrolases
                3.1.1.72 acetylxylan esterase
IUBMB Comments
Catalyses the hydrolysis of acetyl groups from polymeric xylan, acetylated xylose, acetylated glucose, alpha-napthyl acetate, p-nitrophenyl acetate but not from triacetylglycerol. Does not act on acetylated mannan or pectin.
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The expected taxonomic range for this enzyme is: Bacteria, Eukaryota
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Abf62A-Axe6A, Acel_0180, Acetic ester hydrolase, acetyl (xylan) esterase, Acetyl esterase, acetyl xylan esterase, acetyl xylan esterase 1, acetyl xylan esterase 2, acetyl xylan esterase A, acetyl xylan esterase I, more
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Deacetylation of xylans and xylo-oligosaccharides
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