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REVIEW: Glycosidases of Marine Organisms

V. V. Sova, M. S. Pesentseva, A. M. Zakharenko, S. N. Kovalchuk, and T. N. Zvyagintseva*

Elyakov Pacific Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Far-Eastern Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, pr. 100 let Vladivostoku 159, 690022 Vladivostok, Russia; E-mail: zvyag@piboc.dvo.ru

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Received February 6, 2013; Revision received March 1, 2013
This review discusses the catalytic properties, activity regulation, structure, and functions of O-glycoside hydrolases from marine organisms exemplified by endo-1→3-β-D-glucanases of marine invertebrates.
KEY WORDS: glycosidases, O-glycoside hydrolases, endo-1→3-β-D-glucanases, catalytic properties, structure, transglycosylation, marine organisms

DOI: 10.1134/S0006297913070079