pectin lyase

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EC; an enzyme that catalyses a trans elimination to convert pectin to oligosaccharides with unsaturated (C‐4,C‐5) terminal residues. Although often described as 4‐deoxy‐6‐methyl‐α‐d‐galact‐4‐enuronosyl groups, they are more accu‐rately termed 4‐deoxy‐6‐methyl‐β‐l‐threo‐hex‐4‐enopyranouronosyl groups.


Subjects: Chemistry.

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