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EC 3.2.1.8     
Accepted name: endo-1,4-β-xylanase
Reaction: Endohydrolysis of (1→4)-β-D-xylosidic linkages in xylans
Other name(s): endo-(1→4)-β-xylan 4-xylanohydrolase; endo-1,4-xylanase; xylanase; β-1,4-xylanase; endo-1,4-xylanase; endo-β-1,4-xylanase; endo-1,4-β-D-xylanase; 1,4-β-xylan xylanohydrolase; β-xylanase; β-1,4-xylan xylanohydrolase; endo-1,4-β-xylanase; β-D-xylanase
Systematic name: 4-β-D-xylan xylanohydrolase
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9025-57-4
References:
1.  Howard, B.H., Jones, G. and Purdom, M.R. The pentosanases of some rumen bacteria. Biochem. J. 74 (1960) 173–180. [PMID: 14403433]
2.  Whistler, R.L. and Masek, E. Enzymatic hydolysis of xylan. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 77 (1955) 1241–1243.
[EC 3.2.1.8 created 1961]
 
 


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