Reaction: cholesteryl-β-D-glucoside + H2O = D-glucose + cholesterol
Systematic name: cholesteryl-β-D-glucoside glucohydrolase
Comments: Acts on glucosides of cholesterol and sitosterol, but not on some related sterols such as coprostanol.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 69494-88-8
1. Kalinowska, M. and Wojciechowski, Z.A. Purification and some properties of steryl β-D-glucoside hydrolase from Sinapis alba seedlings. Phytochemistry 17 (1978) 1533-1537.