IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: riboflavinase

Reaction: riboflavin + H2O = ribitol + lumichrome

Systematic name: riboflavin hydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9024-79-7


1. Yanagita, T. and Foster, J.W. A bacterial riboflavin hydrolase. J. Biol. Chem. 221 (1956) 593-607.

[EC created 1961]

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