Updating the sequence based classification of glycosyl hydrolases

The large Glycoside Hydrolase family 5 (GH5) groups together a wide range of enzymes acting on β-linked oligo- and polysaccharides, and glycoconjugates from a large spectrum of organisms.

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These families are created based on experimentally characterized proteins and are populated by sequences from public databases with significant similarity.

Protein biochemical information is continuously curated based on the available literature and structural information.

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Updating the sequence based classification of glycosyl hydrolases