Glycosylases (EC 3.2) are enzymes that hydrolyze glycosyl compounds.[1] They are a type of hydrolase (EC 3). In turn, glycosylases are divided into two groups: glycosidases—enzymes that hydrolyze O- and S-glycosyl compounds (EC 3.2.1) -- and enzymes that hydrolyze N-glycosyl compounds (EC 3.2.2).


  1. ^ "Enzyme Nomenclature Recommendations". Nomenclature Committee of the International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Archived from the original on 2016-09-17. Retrieved 2013-06-23.