EC - Rhamnogalacturonan rhamnohydrolase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name:
rhamnogalacturonan rhamnohydrolase
Other names:
RG α-L-rhamnopyranohydrolase
Systematic name:
rhamnogalacturonan oligosaccharide α-L-Rha-(1→4)-α-D-GalA rhamnohydrolase



The enzyme is part of the degradation system for rhamnogalacturonan I in Aspergillus aculeatus.

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


  1. Pitson, S. M., Mutter, M., van den Broek, L. A., Voragen, A. G., Beldman, G.
    Stereochemical course of hydrolysis catalysed by α-L-rhamnosyl and α-D-galacturonosyl hydrolases from Aspergillus aculeatus.
    Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 242: 552-559 (1998). [PMID: 9464254]
  2. Mutter, M., Beldman, G., Schols, H. A., Voragen, A. G.
    Rhamnogalacturonan α-L-rhamnopyranohydrolase. A novel enzyme specific for the terminal nonreducing rhamnosyl unit in rhamnogalacturonan regions of pectin.
    Plant Physiol. 106: 241-250 (1994). [PMID: 7972516]

[EC created 2011]