Endo-β-N-acetylglucosaminidase, purified to homogenicity from the cultural filtrate of Flavobacterium sp., liberated oligosaccharides from various glycoproteins. The enzyme could liberate the carbohydrate chain from native ovalbumin. The release of oligosaccharides from ribonuclease B, yeast carboxypeptidase and a Ricinus lectin was also observed. These glycoproteins contain neutral oligosaccharides that are attached to the protein through glycosyl asparagine bonds. The treatment of glycoprotein with SDS and boiling was more effective for removal of oligosaccharides by the enzyme. The enzyme hydrolyzed all five heterogeneous ovalbumin glycopeptides, although the rate of hydrolysis decreased as the size of the sugar moiety increased. Removal of the neutral oligosaccharides did not appear to effect the enzymatic properties of the hemagglutination ability of these glycoproteins.