IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: mannan endo-1,4-β-mannosidase

Reaction: Random hydrolysis of 1,4-β-D-mannosidic linkages in mannans, galactomannans and glucomannans

Other name(s): endo-1,4-β-mannanase; endo-β-1,4-mannase; β-mannanase B; β-1,4-mannan 4-mannanohydrolase; endo-β-mannanase; β-D-mannanase

Systematic name: 1,4-β-D-mannan mannanohydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 37288-54-3


1. Eriksson, A.F.V. Purification and characterisation of a fungal β-mannanase. Acta Chem. Scand. 22 (1968) 1924-1934.

2. Reese, E.T. β-Mannanases of fungi. Can. J. Microbiol. 11 (1965) 167-183.

[EC created 1972]

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