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Category:GO:0008933 ! lytic transglycosylase activity

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DAG for GO:0008933id: GO:0008933

name: lytic transglycosylase activity
namespace: molecular_function
def: "Catalysis of the specific cleavage of the beta-(1->4) glycosidic linkage between N-acetylmuramyl and N-acetylglucosaminyl residues in peptidoglycan, with the concomitant formation of 1,6-anhydro-N-acetylmuramyl residues." [PMID:10964424, PMID:22748813]
synonym: "murein transglycosylase B activity" NARROW []
synonym: "peptidoglycan lytic transglycosylase activity" EXACT []
xref: EC:3.2.1.-
is_a: GO:0016757 ! transferase activity, transferring glycosyl groups
is_a: GO:0061783 ! peptidoglycan muralytic activity

AmiGO <GOterm>GO:0008933</GOterm>
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