IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: levanase

Reaction: Random hydrolysis of (2→6)-β-D-fructofuranosidic linkages in (2→6)-β-D-fructans (levans) containing more than 3 fructose units

Other name(s): levan hydrolase

Systematic name: (2→6)-β-D-fructan fructanohydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9041-11-6


1. Avigad, G. and Bauer, S. Fructan hydrolases. Methods Enzymol. 8 (1966) 621-628.

[EC created 1972]

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