AF180: Fungal chitosanase

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Biochemical properties

This family consists of several fungal chitosanase enzymes. Chitin, xylan, 6-O-sulphated chitosan and O-carboxymethyl chitin are indigestible by chitosanase.

Allergens from this family

A chitosanase from the mould Aspergillus fumigatus was identified as IgE-reactive [1].



  1. Singh B, Oellerich M, Kumar R, Kumar M, Bhadoria DP, Reichard U, Gupta VK, Sharma GL, Asif AR:
    Immuno-reactive molecules identified from the secreted proteome of Aspergillus fumigatus.
    J Proteome Res 2010, 9, 5517-29. [PubMed] [Full Text]


Links to Pfam

Family-defining Pfam domains (at least one of these domains is present in each family member):

Pfam domain Pfam clan
PF07335 Fungal chitosanase of glycosyl hydrolase group 75 -

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