IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature

EC 3.2.1.131

Accepted name: xylan α-1,2-glucuronosidase

Reaction: Hydrolysis of (1→2)-α-D-(4-O-methyl)glucuronosyl links in the main chain of hardwood xylans

Other name(s): 1,2-α-glucuronidase; α-(1→2)-glucuronidase; xylan α-D-1,2-(4-O-methyl)glucuronohydrolase

Systematic name: xylan 2-α-D-(4-O-methyl)glucuronohydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 114921-73-2

References:

1. Ishihara, M. and Shimizu, K. α-(1→2)-Glucuronidase in the enzymatic saccharification of hardwood xylan .1. Screening of α-glucuronidase producing fungi. Mokuzai Gakkaishi 34 (1988) 58-64.

[EC 3.2.1.131 created 1990]


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