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Entry
EC 3.1.1.68                 Enzyme                                 

Name
xylono-1,4-lactonase;
xylono-gamma-lactonase;
xylonolactonase
Class
Hydrolases;
Acting on ester bonds;
Carboxylic-ester hydrolases
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
D-xylono-1,4-lactone lactonohydrolase
Reaction(IUBMB)
D-xylono-1,4-lactone + H2O = D-xylonate [RN:R02428]
Reaction(KEGG)
R02428;
(other) R02427
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Substrate
D-xylono-1,4-lactone [CPD:C02753];
H2O [CPD:C00001]
Product
D-xylonate [CPD:C00502]
History
EC 3.1.1.68 created 1990
Pathway
Pentose and glucuronate interconversions
Reference
1
  Authors
Buchert, J. and Viikari, L.
  Title
The role of xylonolactone in xylonic acid production by Pseudomonas fragi.
  Journal
Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 27 (1988) 333-336.
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