EC 188.8.131.52 - Glucan 1,4-α-maltohydrolase
IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature
- hydrolysis of (1→4)-α-D-glucosidic linkages in polysaccharides so as to remove successive α-maltose residues from the non-reducing ends of the chains
Acts on starch and related polysaccharides and oligosaccharides. The product is α-maltose; cf. EC 184.108.40.206 β-amylase.
Links to other databases
Cloning of a maltogenic alpha-amylase from Bacillus stearothermophilus.FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 56: 53-59 (1988).
Properties and application of a thermostable maltogenic amylase produced by a strain of Bacillus modified by recombinant-DNA techniques.Stärke 36: 405-411 (1984).
[EC 220.127.116.11 created 1992, modified 1999]