EC 3.2.1.80 - Fructan β-fructosidase

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EC 3.2.1.80

Names

Accepted name:
fructan β-fructosidase
Other names:
exo-β-D-fructosidase
exo-β-fructosidase
fructan exohydrolase
polysaccharide β-fructofuranosidase
fructanase
Systematic name:
β-D-fructan fructohydrolase

Reaction

Comments:

Hydrolyses inulin and levan, and also sucrose.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , DIAGRAM , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0051669
CAS Registry Number: 37288-56-5
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (10) [show] [UniProt]

References

  1. DaCosta, T. and Gibbons, R.J.
    Hydrolysis of levan by human plaque streptococci.
    Arch. Oral Biol. 13: 609-617 (1968). [PMID: 5244285]
  2. Jacques, N.J., Morrey-Jones, J.G. and Walker, G.J.
    Inducible and constitutive formation of fructanase in batch and continuous cultures of Streptococcus mutans.
    J. Gen. Microbiol. 131: 1625-1633 (1985). [PMID: 4045423]

[EC 3.2.1.80 created 1972]