IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: glucan 1,3-α-glucosidase

Reaction: Hydrolysis of terminal (1→3)-α-D-glucosidic links in (1→3)-α-D-glucans

Other name(s): exo-1,3-α-glucanase; glucosidase II; 1,3-α-D-glucan 3-glucohydrolase

Systematic name: 3-α-D-glucan 3-glucohydrolase

Comments: Does not act on nigeran.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9073-99-8


1. Zonneveld, B.J.M. A new type of enzyme, and exo-splitting α-1,3 glucanase from non-induced cultures of Aspergillus nidulans. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 258 (1972) 541-547. [PMID: 4622000]

[EC created 1972]

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