IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: mannan 1,4-mannobiosidase

Reaction: Hydrolysis of (1→4)-β-D-mannosidic linkages in (1→4)-β-D-mannans, to remove successive mannobiose residues from the non-reducing chain ends

Other name(s): 1,4-β-D-mannan mannobiohydrolase; exo-β-mannanase; exo-1,4-β-mannobiohydrolase

Systematic name: 4-β-D-mannan mannobiohydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 81811-49-6


1. Araki, T. and Kitamikado, M. Purification and characterization of a novel exo-β-mannanase from Aeromonas sp. F-25. J. Biochem. (Tokyo) 91 (1982) 1181-1186. [PMID: 7096283]

[EC created 1983]

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