EC - Arabinan endo-1,5-α-L-arabinosidase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name:
arabinan endo-1,5-α-L-arabinosidase
Other names:
1,5-α-L-arabinan 1,5-α-L-arabinanohydrolase
Systematic name:
5-α-L-arabinan 5-α-L-arabinanohydrolase



Acts best on linear 1,5-α-L-arabinan. Also acts on branched arabinan, but more slowly.

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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0046558
CAS Registry Number: 75432-96-1
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (33) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Kaji, A. and Saheki, T.
    Endo-arabinanase from Bacillus subtilis F-11.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 410: 354-360 (1975). [PMID: 1096]
  2. Weinstein, L. and Albersheim, P.
    Structure of plant cell walls. IX. Purification and partial characterization of a wall-degrading endo-arabinase and an arabinosidase from Bacillus subtilis.
    Plant Physiol. 63: 425-432 (1979). [PMID: 16660741]
  3. Flipphi, M. J., Panneman, H., van der Veen, P., Visser, J., de Graaff, L. H.
    Molecular cloning, expression and structure of the endo-1,5-α-L-arabinase gene of Aspergillus niger.
    Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 40: 318-326 (1993). [PMID: 7764386]
  4. Leal, T. F., de Sa-Nogueira, I.
    Purification, characterization and functional analysis of an endo-arabinanase (AbnA) from Bacillus subtilis.
    FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 241: 41-48 (2004). [PMID: 15556708]

[EC created 1981, modified 2011]