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Accepted name: xylono-1,5-lactonase
Reaction: D-xylono-1,5-lactone + H2O = D-xylonate
Other name(s): xylC (gene name); D-xylono-1,5-lactone lactonase
Systematic name: D-xylono-1,5-lactone lactonohydrolase
Comments: The enzyme, found in bacteria, participates in the degradation of D-xylose. cf. EC, xylono-1,4-lactonase.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc
1.  Toivari, M., Nygard, Y., Kumpula, E.P., Vehkomaki, M.L., Bencina, M., Valkonen, M., Maaheimo, H., Andberg, M., Koivula, A., Ruohonen, L., Penttila, M. and Wiebe, M.G. Metabolic engineering of Saccharomyces cerevisiae for bioconversion of D-xylose to D-xylonate. Metab. Eng. 14 (2012) 427–436. [PMID: 22709678]
2.  Nygard, Y., Maaheimo, H., Mojzita, D., Toivari, M., Wiebe, M., Resnekov, O., Gustavo Pesce, C., Ruohonen, L. and Penttila, M. Single cell and in vivo analyses elucidate the effect of xylC lactonase during production of D-xylonate in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Metab. Eng. 25 (2014) 238–247. [PMID: 25073011]
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