Keratan sulfate is cleaved from its proteoglycan by an unknown galactosidase

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R-HSA-1793217
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Homo sapiens
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Keratan sulfate (KS) is cleaved from its KS proteoglycan (KSPG) by an as yet unknown beta-galactosidase. It performs a similar function to beta-galactosidase GLB1 (Asp et al. 1969). A simplified version of KS is used to demonstrate cleavage reactions.

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, KoldovskĆ½, O

Biochem J 1969
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beta-galactosidase activity of keratan sulfate 1,4-beta-D-galactosidase [lysosomal lumen]
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