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This family has previously been described as a hyaluronidase [1,2]. However, more recently it has been shown that this family has beta-N-acetylglucosaminidase activity .
Canard B, Garnier T, Saint-Joanis B, Cole ST; , Mol Gen Genet 1994;243:215-224.: Molecular genetic analysis of the nagH gene encoding a hyaluronidase of Clostridium perfringens. PUBMED:8177218 EPMC:8177218
Sheldon WL, Macauley MS, Taylor EJ, Robinson CE, Charnock SJ, Davies GJ, Vocadlo DJ, Black GW; , Biochem J. 2006;399:241-247.: Functional analysis of a group A streptococcal glycoside hydrolase Spy1600 from family 84 reveals it is a beta-N-acetylglucosaminidase and not a hyaluronidase. PUBMED:16822234 EPMC:16822234
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InterPro entry IPR011496
This family consists of both eukaryotic and prokaryotic hyaluronidases. Human SWISSPROT is expressed during meningioma [PUBMED:9811929]. Clostridium perfringens, SWISSPROT, is involved in pathogenesis and is likely to act on connectivity tissue during gas gangrene [PUBMED:8177218]. It catalyses the random hydrolysis of 1->4-linkages between N-acetyl-beta-D-glucosamine and D-glucuronate residues in hyaluronate.
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|Seed source:||Pfam-B_4394 (release 12.0)|
|Author:||Moxon SJ, Bateman A|
|Number in seed:||30|
|Number in full:||535|
|Average length of the domain:||293.30 aa|
|Average identity of full alignment:||33 %|
|Average coverage of the sequence by the domain:||30.05 %|
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build method: hmmbuild -o /dev/null HMM SEED
search method: hmmsearch -Z 23193494 -E 1000 --cpu 4 HMM pfamseq
|Family (HMM) version:||8|
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