IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: dextran 1,6-α-isomaltotriosidase

Reaction: Hydrolysis of (1→6)-α-D-glucosidic linkages in dextrans, to remove successive isomaltotriose units from the non-reducing ends of the chains

Other name(s): exo-isomaltotriohydrolase; 1,6-α-D-glucan isomaltotriohydrolase

Systematic name: 6-α-D-glucan isomaltotriohydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 72561-11-6


1. Sugiura, M., Ito, A. and Yamaguchi, T. Studies on dextranase. II. New exo-dextranase from Brevibacterium fuscum var. Dextranlyticum. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 350 (1974) 61-70. [PMID: 4210084]

[EC created 1978]

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