IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: L-iduronidase

Reaction: Hydrolysis of unsulfated α-L-iduronosidic linkages in dermatan sulfate

Other name(s): α-L-iduronidase

Systematic name: glycosaminoglycan α-L-iduronohydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9073-56-7


1. Matalon, R., Cifonelli, J.A. and Dorfman, A. L-Iduronidase in cultured human fibroblasts and liver. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 42 (1971) 340-345. [PMID: 4993544]

2. Rome, L.H., Garvin, A.J. and Neufeld, E.F. Human kidney α-L-iduronidase: purification and characterization. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 189 (1978) 344-353. [PMID: 30407]

3. Srivastava, R.M., Hudson, N., Seymour, F.R. and Weissman, B. Preparation of (aryl α-L-idopyranosid)uronic acids. Carbohydr. Res. 60 (1978) 315-326.

[EC created 1972]

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