IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: limonin-D-ring-lactonase

Reaction: limonoate D-ring-lactone + H2O = limonoate

Other name(s): limonin-D-ring-lactone hydrolase; limonin lactone hydrolase

Systematic name: limonoate-D-ring-lactone lactonohydrolase

Comments: Limonoate is a triterpenoid.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9031-17-8


1. Maier, V.P., Hasegawa, S. and Hera, E. Limonin D-ring-lactone hydrolase. A new enzyme from Citrus seeds. Phytochemistry 8 (1969) 405-407.

[EC created 1972]

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