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Acetylglucosaminidase MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Acetylglucosaminidase
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.277.450.483.180.500
Unique ID
D000118
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000118
Annotation
do not confuse with BETA-N-ACETYLHEXOSAMINIDASES
Scope Note
A beta-N-Acetylhexosaminidase that catalyzes the hydrolysis of terminal, non-reducing 2-acetamido-2-deoxy-beta-glucose residues in chitobiose and higher analogs as well as in glycoproteins. Has been used widely in structural studies on bacterial cell walls and in the study of diseases such as MUCOLIPIDOSIS and various inflammatory disorders of muscle and connective tissue.
Entry Term(s)
Chitobiase
N,N-Diacetylchitobiase
N-Ac-beta-Glucosaminidase
N-Acetyl-beta-D-glucosaminidase
NAGase
beta-D-Acetamido-2-Deoxyglucosidase
beta-D-N-acetylglucosaminidase
beta-N-Acetylglucosaminidase
Registry Number
EC 3.2.1.52
Previous Indexing
Acetamides (1973-1974)
Glucosaminidase (1972-1974)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under GLUCOSAMINIDASE 1975-90
History Note
91(75); was see under GLUCOSAMINIDASE 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/11
Revision Date
2007/07/09
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