EC - Polymannuronate hydrolase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name:
polymannuronate hydrolase
Other name:
polymannuronic acid polymerase
Systematic name:
poly(mannuronide) mannuronohydrolase



Does not act on alginic acid, which is a copolymer of polymannuronate.

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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ERGO , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0033936


  1. Dunne, W.M., Jr. and Buckmire, F.L.A.
    Partial purification and characterization of a polymannuronic acid depolymerase produced by a mucoid strain of Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolated from a patient with cystic fibrosis.
    Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 50: 562-567 (1985). [PMID: 3935048]

[EC created 1989]