EC - α,α-trehalose-phosphate synthase (UDP-forming)

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Accepted name:
α,α-trehalose-phosphate synthase (UDP-forming)
Other names:
α,α-trehalose phosphate synthase (UDP-forming)
UDP-glucose—glucose-phosphate glucosyltransferase
phosphotrehalose-uridine diphosphate transglucosylase
trehalose 6-phosphate synthase
trehalose 6-phosphate synthetase
trehalose phosphate synthase
trehalose phosphate synthetase
trehalose phosphate-uridine diphosphate glucosyltransferase
trehalose-P synthetase
trehalosephosphate-UDP glucosyltransferase
uridine diphosphoglucose phosphate glucosyltransferase
UDP-glucose:D-glucose-6-phosphate 1-α-D-glucosyltransferase
Systematic name:
UDP-α-D-glucose:D-glucose-6-phosphate 1-α-D-glucosyltransferase (configuration-retaining)



See also EC [α,α-trehalose-phosphate synthase (GDP-forming)].

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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , NIST 74 , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0003825
CAS Registry Number: 9030-07-3
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (83) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Cabib, E. and Leloir, L.F.
    The biosynthesis of trehalose phosphate.
    J. Biol. Chem. 231 : 259-275 (1958). [PMID: 13538966]
  2. Candy, D.J. and Kilby, B.A.
    The biosynthesis of trehalose in the locust fat body.
    Biochem. J. 78 : 531-536 (1961). [PMID: 13690400]
  3. Lornitzo, F.A. and Goldman, D.S.
    Purification and properties of the transglucosylase inhibitor of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
    J. Biol. Chem. 239 : 2730-2734 (1964). [PMID: 14216421]
  4. Murphy, T.A. and Wyatt, G.R.
    The enzymes of glycogen and trehalose synthesis in silk moth fat body.
    J. Biol. Chem. 240 : 1500-1508 (1965). [PMID: 14285483]

[EC created 1961]