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Keywords: chitinase-like proteinsClose
Journal: Biochemical Society Transactions
Biochem Soc Trans (2018) 46 (1): 141–151.
Published: 19 January 2018
...Tara E. Sutherland Chitinases and chitinase-like proteins (CLPs) belong to the glycoside hydrolase family 18 of proteins. Chitinases are expressed in mammals and lower organisms, facilitate chitin degradation, and hence act as host-defence enzymes. Gene duplication and loss-of-function mutations...