IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: neopullulanase

Reaction: Hydrolysis of pullulan to panose (6-α-D-glucosylmaltose)

Glossary: pullulan = a linear polymer of (1→6)-linked maltotriose units

Other name(s): pullulanase II

Systematic name: pullulan 4-D-glucanohydrolase (panose-forming)

Comments: cf. EC (pullulanase ) and EC (isopullulanase).

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 119632-58-5


1. Imanaka, T. and Kuriki, T. Pattern of action of Bacillus stearothermophilus neopullulanase on pullulan. J. Bacteriol. 171 (1989) 369-374. [PMID: 2914851]

[EC created 1992]

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