Thus, the two substrates of this enzyme are cutin and H2O, whereas its product is cutin monomer. This enzyme belongs to the family of hydrolases, specifically those acting on carboxylic ester bonds. The systematic name of this enzyme class is cutin hydrolase. Aerial plant organs are protected by a cuticle composed of an insoluble polymeric structu...
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<enzyme> Hydrolyzes cutin, which contains mostly ester bonds, possible some peroxide bridges and ether linkages ... Registry number: EC 3.1.1.- ... Synonym: cutinase I, cutinase II ... (26 Jun 1999) ...
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