Table 11.3Keratanases

EnzymeSpecificity
Endo-β-galactosidase (Flavobacterium)Gal-GlcNAc (no sulfate tolerated)
Keratanase I (Pseudomonas species)Gal-GlcNAc6S
 (endo β-galactosidase)
Keratanase II (Gram-negative organisms)GlcNAc-Gal6 ± S
 (endo β-glucosaminidase)

From: Chapter 11, Proteoglycans and Glycosaminoglycans

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