IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: L-arabinonolactonase

Reaction: L-arabinono-1,4-lactone + H2O = L-arabinonate

For diagram of reaction click here.

Systematic name: L-arabinono-1,4-lactone lactonohydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9025-95-0


1. Weimberg, R. and Doudoroff, M. The oxidation of L-arabinose by Pseudomonas saccharophila. J. Biol. Chem. 217 (1955) 607-624.

[EC created 1961]

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