IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: glucan endo-1,6-β-glucosidase

Reaction: Random hydrolysis of (1→6)-linkages in (1→6)-β-D-glucans

Other name(s): endo-1,6-β-glucanase; β-1→6)-β-D-glucanase; β-1,6-glucanase-pustulanase; β-1,6-glucan hydrolase; β-1,6-glucan 6-glucanohydrolase; 1,6-β-D-glucan glucanohydrolase

Systematic name: 6-β-D-glucan glucanohydrolase

Comments: Acts on lutean, pustulan and 1,6-oligo-β-D-glucosides.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 37278-39-0


1. Reese, E.T., Parrish, F.W. and Mandels, M. β-D-1,6-Glucanases in fungi. Can. J. Microbiol. 8 (1962) 327-334.

[EC created 1972]

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