IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: inulinase

Reaction: Endohydrolysis of (2→1)-β-D-fructosidic linkages in inulin

Other name(s): inulase; indoinulinase; endo-inulinase; exoinulinase; 2,1-β-D-fructan fructanohydrolase

Systematic name: 1-β-D-fructan fructanohydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9025-67-6


1. Adams, M., Richtmyer, N.K. and Hudson, C.S. Some enzymes present in highly purified invertase preparations; a contribution to the study of fructofuranosidases, galactosidases, glucosidases and mannosidases. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 65 (1943) 1369-1380.

[EC created 1961]

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