IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: xylono-1,4-lactonase

Reaction: D-xylono-1,4-lactone + H2O = D-xylonate

Other name(s):xylono-γ-lactonase; xylonolactonase

Systematic name: D-xylono-1,4-lactone lactonohydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number:


1. Buchert, J. and Viikari, L. The role of xylonolactone in xylonic acid production by Pseudomonas fragi. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 27 (1988) 333-336.

[EC created 1990]

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