IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 6-acetylglucose deacetylase

Reaction: 6-acetyl-D-glucose + H2O = D-glucose + acetate

Other name(s): 6-O-acetylglucose deacetylase

Systematic name: 6-acetyl-D-glucose acetylhydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37278-46-9


1. Duff, R.B. and Webley, D.M. Metabolism of 6-O-acetyl-D-glucopyranose and other monoacetyl-sugars by strains of Bacillus megaterium and other soil organisms. Biochem. J. 70 (1958) 520-528.

[EC created 1972]

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