Levanase

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Levanase
Identifiers
EC number 3.2.1.65
CAS number 2608508
Databases
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BRENDA BRENDA entry
ExPASy NiceZyme view
KEGG KEGG entry
MetaCyc metabolic pathway
PRIAM profile
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Levanase (EC 3.2.1.65, levan hydrolase, 2,6-beta-D-fructan fructanohydrolase) is an enzyme with systematic name (2->6)-beta-D-fructan fructanohydrolase.[1] This enzyme catalyses the following chemical reaction

Random hydrolysis of (2->6)-beta-D-fructofuranosidic linkages in (2->6)-beta-D-fructans (levans) containing more than 3 fructose units

References[edit]

  1. ^ Avigad, G.; Bauer, S. (1966). "Fructan hydrolases". Methods Enzymol. 8: 621–628. doi:10.1016/0076-6879(66)08112-6. 

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