IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: mannan endo-1,6-α-mannosidase

Reaction: Random hydrolysis of (1→6)-α-D-mannosidic linkages in unbranched (1→6)-mannans

Other name(s): endo-α-1→6-D-mannanase; endo-1,6-β-mannanase; mannan endo-1,6-β-mannosidase; 1,6-α-D-mannan mannanohydrolase

Systematic name: 6-α-D-mannan mannanohydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 58500-56-4


1. Nakajima, T., Maitra, S.K. and Ballou, C.E. An endo-α-1→6-D-mannanase from a soil bacterium. Purification, properties, and mode of action. J. Biol. Chem. 251 (1976) 174-181. [PMID: 811665]

2. Brigance, W.T., Barlowe, C. and Graham, T.R. Organization of the yeast Golgi complex into at least four functionally distinct compartments. Mol. Biol. Cell 11 (2000) 171-182. [PMID: 10637300]

3. Nakajima, T. and Ballou, C.E. Structure of the linkage region between the polysaccharide and protein parts of Saccharomyces cerevisiae mannan. J. Biol. Chem. 249 (1974) 7685-7694. [PMID: 4612041]

[EC created 1984, modified 2001]

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