Beta-galactosidase can also hydrolyse globosides to form cerebrosides

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R-HSA-1606312
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Reaction [transition]
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Homo sapiens
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Beta-galactosidase can hydrolyse a galactose moeity from globosides to form cerebrosides. Here, lactosylceramide is hydrolysed to glucosylceramide (Asp et al. 1969).

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
5822067 Human small-intestinal beta-galactosidases. Separation and characterization of one lactase and one hetero beta-galactosidase

Asp, NG, Dahlqvist, A, Koldovský, O

Biochem J 1969
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beta-galactosidase activity of BGAL [lysosomal lumen]

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