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Muramidase MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Muramidase
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.277.450.642
Unique ID
D009113
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009113
Annotation
an anti-infective glycoside hydrolase
Scope Note
A basic enzyme that is present in saliva, tears, egg white, and many animal fluids. It functions as an antibacterial agent. The enzyme catalyzes the hydrolysis of 1,4-beta-linkages between N-acetylmuramic acid and N-acetyl-D-glucosamine residues in peptidoglycan and between N-acetyl-D-glucosamine residues in chitodextrin. EC 3.2.1.17.
Entry Term(s)
Leftose
Lysozyme
N-Acetylmuramide Glycanhydrolase
Pharm Action
Anti-Infective Agents
Registry Number
EC 3.2.1.17
CAS Type 1 Name
Peptidoglycan N-acetylmuramoylhydrolase
NLM Classification #
QU 136
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2003/07/09
Muramidase Preferred
Leftose Narrower
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