IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: galacturan 1,4-α-galacturonidase

Reaction: [(1→4)-α-D-galacturonide]n + H2O = [(1→4)-α-D-galacturonide]n-1 + D-galacturonate

Other name(s): exopolygalacturonase; poly(galacturonate) hydrolase; exo-D-galacturonase; exo-D-galacturonanase; exopoly-D-galacturonase; poly(1,4-α-D-galacturonide) galacturonohydrolase

Systematic name: poly[(1→4)-α-D-galacturonide] galacturonohydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9045-35-6


1. Hasegawa, H. and Nagel, C.W. Isolation of an oligogalacturonate hydrolase from a Bacillus species. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 124 (1968) 513-520. [PMID: 5661621]

[EC created 1972]

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