IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: uronolactonase

Reaction: D-glucurono-6,2-lactone + H2O = D-glucuronate

Other name(s): glucuronolactonase

Systematic name: D-glucurono-6,2-lactone lactonohydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9025-93-8


1. Winkelman, J. and Lehninger, A.L. Aldono- and uronolactonase of animal tissues. J. Biol. Chem. 233 (1958) 794-799.

[EC created 1961]

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