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Information on EC 4.2.2.10 - pectin lyase

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     4 Lyases
         4.2 Carbon-oxygen lyases
             4.2.2 Acting on polysaccharides
                4.2.2.10 pectin lyase
IUBMB Comments
Favours pectin, the methyl ester, over pectate, the anion (which is the preferred substrate of EC 4.2.2.2, pectate lyase). Demethylation progressively slows its action; it can nevertheless cleave on either side of a demethylated residue if the residue at the other end of the scissile bond is methylated.
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The expected taxonomic range for this enzyme is: Eukaryota, Bacteria
Synonyms
commercial pectic enzyme, CPE, enda-PL, endo PNL, endo-pectin lyase, family 1 pectin lyase A, Forylase PA, lyase, pectin, Macerin G 10X, pectin lyase, more
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LITERATURE
Eliminative cleavage of (1->4)-alpha-D-galacturonan methyl ester to give oligosaccharides with 4-deoxy-6-O-methyl-alpha-D-galact-4-enuronosyl groups at their non-reducing ends
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