IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature

EC 3.2.1.147

Accepted name: thioglucosidase

Reaction: a thioglucoside + H2O = a sugar + a thiol

Other name(s): myrosinase; sinigrinase; sinigrase

Systematic name: thioglucoside glucohydrolase

Comments: Has a wide specificity for thioglycosides.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9025-38-1

References:

1. Goodman, I., Fouts, J.R., Bresnick, E., Menegas, R. and Hitchings, G.H. A mammalian thioglucosidase. Science 130 (1959) 450-451.

2. Pigman, W.W. Action of almond emulsin on the phenyl glucosides of synthetic sugars and on β-thiophenyl d-glucoside. J. Res. Nat. Bur. Stand. 26 (1941) 197-204.

[EC 3.2.1.147 created 1972 as EC 3.2.3.1, transferred 2001 to EC 3.2.1.147]


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