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N-Acetylmuramoyl-L-alanine Amidase MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
N-Acetylmuramoyl-L-alanine Amidase
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.277.087.030
Unique ID
D009238
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009238
Scope Note
An autolytic enzyme bound to the surface of bacterial cell walls. It catalyzes the hydrolysis of the link between N-acetylmuramoyl residues and L-amino acid residues in certain cell wall glycopeptides, particularly peptidoglycan. EC 3.5.1.28.
Entry Term(s)
Autolysin
LE-Enzyme
Mucopeptide Amidohydrolase
Murein Hydrolase
Peptidoglycan Hydrolase
T7 Endolysin
T7 Lysozyme
Registry Number
EC 3.5.1.28
CAS Type 1 Name
Peptidoglycan amidohydrolase
Previous Indexing
Alanine (1966-1978)
Amidohydrolases (1966-1978)
Muramic Acids (1973-1978)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under AMIDOHYDROLASES 1979-90
History Note
91(79); was see under AMIDOHYDROLASES 1979-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1978/05/16
Revision Date
2003/07/09
N-Acetylmuramoyl-L-alanine Amidase Preferred
T7 Lysozyme Narrower
T7 Endolysin Narrower
Autolysin Broader
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