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ready The Carbohydrate-Active enZYmes Database


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The CAZy database describes the families of structurally-related catalytic and carbohydrate-binding modules (or functional domains) of enzymes that degrade, modify, or create glycosidic bonds.


Countries that developed this resource France

Created in 1998

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How to cite this record CAZy; The Carbohydrate-Active enZYmes Database; DOI:; Last edited: April 26, 2021, 9:28 a.m.; Last accessed: Jan 23 2022 1:05 p.m.

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The Carbohydrate-Active EnZymes database (CAZy): an expert resource for Glycogenomics.

Cantarel BL., Coutinho PM., Rancurel C., Bernard T., Lombard V., Henrissat B.,
Nucleic Acids Res. 2009

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The carbohydrate-active enzymes database (CAZy) in 2013.

Lombard V,Golaconda Ramulu H,Drula E,Coutinho PM,Henrissat B
Nucleic Acids Res 2013

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  • ANR-10-BINF-03-04 (The French National Research Agency (ANR), France)