IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: inosine nucleosidase

Reaction: inosine + H2O = D-ribose + hypoxanthine

Other name(s): inosinase; inosine-guanosine nucleosidase

Systematic name: inosine ribohydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9030-95-9


1. Koch, A.L. Some enzymes of nucleoside metabolism of Escherichia coli. J. Biol. Chem. 223 (1956) 535-549.

2. Tarr, H.L.A. Fish muscle riboside hydrolases. Biochem. J. 59 (1955) 386-391.

[EC created 1961]

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