EC 3.2.1.60 - Glucan 1,4-α-maltotetraohydrolase

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EC 3.2.1.60

Names

Accepted name:
glucan 1,4-α-maltotetraohydrolase
Other names:
exo-maltotetraohydrolase
glucan 1,4-α-maltotetrahydrolase
G4-amylase
maltotetraose-forming amylase
1,4-α-D-glucan maltotetraohydrolase
Systematic name:
4-α-D-glucan maltotetraohydrolase

Reaction

Comments:

Compare EC 3.2.1.2 β-amylase, which removes successive maltose residues, and EC 3.2.1.98 (glucan 1,4-α-maltohexaosidase) and EC 3.2.1.116 (glucan 1,4-α-maltotriohydrolase).

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC51166
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0033910
CAS Registry Number: 37288-44-1
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

References

  1. Nakakuki, T., Azuma, K. and Kainuma, K.
    Action patterns of various exo-amylases and the anomeric configurations of their products.
    Carbohydr. Res. 128: 297-310 (1984).
  2. Robyt, J.F. and Ackerman, R.J.
    Isolation, purification, and characterization of a maltotetraose-producing amylase from Pseudomonas stutzeri.
    Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 145: 105-114 (1971). [PMID: 5123132]

[EC 3.2.1.60 created 1972]