Definitions for galactosidases
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Galactosidases are enzymes which catalyzes the hydrolysis of galactosides into monosaccharides If the galactoside is classified as an alpha-galactoside, the enzyme is called alpha-galactosidase, and if it is a beta-galactoside, it is called beta-galactosidase. Both varieties are categorized under the EC number 3.2.1.
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A family of galactoside hydrolases that hydrolyze compounds with an O-galactosyl linkage. EC 3.2.1.-.
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