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Gustav Vaaje-Kolstad, Svein J. Horn, Morten Sørlie and Vincent G. H. Eijsink The chitinolytic machinery of Serratia marcescens – a model system for enzymatic degradation of recalcitrant polysaccharides The FEBS Journal 280

Version of Record online: 7 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/febs.12181

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The chitinolytic machinery of Serratia marcescens is one of the best known enzyme systems for the conversion of insoluble polysaccharides. This machinery includes three chitinases, a lytic polysaccharide monooxygenases and an N-acetylhexosaminidase. In this review we discuss the catalytic mechanisms of these enzymes as well as the structural basis of each enzyme's specific role in the chitin-degradation process.

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