IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: xanthan lyase

Reaction: Eliminative cleavage of the terminal β-D-mannosyl-(1→4)-β-D-glucuronosyl linkage of the side-chain of the polysaccharide xanthan, leaving a 4-deoxy-α-L-threo-hex-4-enuronosyl group at the terminus of the side-chain

Systematic name: xanthan lyase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 113573-69-6


1. Sutherland, I.W. Xanthan lyases-novel enzymes found in various bacterial species. J. Gen. Microbiol. 133 (1987) 3129-3134. [PMID: 3446747]

[EC created 1990]

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