EC - Laminaribiose phosphorylase

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Accepted name:
laminaribiose phosphorylase
Systematic name:
3-β-D-glucosyl-D-glucose:phosphate α-D-glucosyltransferase



Also acts on 1,3-β-D-oligoglucans. Differs in specificity from EC (1,3-β-oligoglucan phosphorylase) and EC (1,3-β-D-glucan phosphorylase).

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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:0050045
CAS Registry Number: 37257-29-7


  1. Goldemberg, S.H., Maréchal, L.R. and De Souza, B.C.
    β-1,3-Oligoglucan: orthophosphate glucosyltransferase from Euglena gracilis.
    J. Biol. Chem. 241 : 45-50 (1966). [PMID: 5901055]
  2. Manners, D.J. and Taylor, D.C.
    Studies on carbohydrate metabolizing enzymes. XVI. Specificity of laminaribiose phosphorylase from Astasia ocellata.
    Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 121 : 443-451 (1967).

[EC created 1972]