Accepted name: α-glucuronidase
Reaction: an α-D-glucuronoside + H2O = an alcohol + D-glucuronate
Other name(s): α-glucosiduronase
Systematic name: α-D-glucosiduronate glucuronohydrolase
Comments: Considerable differences in the specificities of the enzymes from different fungi for α-D-glucosiduronates have been reported. Activity is also found in the snail.
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2.  Uchida, H., Nanri, T., Kawabata, Y., Kusakabe, I., Murakami, K. Purification and characterization of intracellular α-glucuronidase from Aspergillus niger. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 56 (1992) 1608–1615.
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