IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: glucuronoarabinoxylan endo-1,4-β-xylanase

Reaction: Endohydrolysis of (1→4)-β-D-xylosyl links in some glucuronoarabinoxylans

Other name(s): feraxan endoxylanase; feraxanase; endoarabinoxylanase; glucuronoxylan xylohydrolase; glucuronoxylanase; glucuronoxylan xylanohydrolase; glucuronoarabinoxylan 1,4-β-D-xylanohydrolase

Systematic name: glucuronoarabinoxylan 4-β-D-xylanohydrolase

Comments: High activity towards feruloylated arabinoxylans from cereal plant cell walls.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 123609-77-8


1. Nishitani, K. and Nevins, D.J. Enzymic analysis of feruloylated arabinoxylans (Feraxan) derived from Zea mays cell walls. I. Purification of novel enzymes capable of dissociating Feraxan fragments from Zea mays coleoptile cell wall. Plant Physiol. 87 (1988) 883-890.

[EC created 1992]

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