EC - Sucrose phosphorylase

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Accepted name:
sucrose phosphorylase
Other names:
disaccharide glucosyltransferase
sucrose glucosyltransferase
Systematic name:
sucrose:phosphate α-D-glucosyltransferase



In the forward reaction, arsenate may replace phosphate. In the reverse reaction, various ketoses and L-arabinose may replace D-fructose.

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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:0009018
CAS Registry Number: 9074-06-0


  1. Doudoroff, M.
    Disaccharide phosphorylases.
    In: Boyer, P.D., Lardy, H. and Myrbäck, K. (Eds.) The Enzymes, 2nd ed. vol. 5, Academic Press, New York, 1961, 229-236
  2. Hassid, W.Z. and Doudoroff, M.
    Enzymic synthesis of sucrose and other disaccharides.
    Adv. Carbohydr. Chem. 5: 29-48 (1950).
  3. Silverstein, R., Voet, J., Reed, D. and Abeles, R.H.
    Purification and mechanism of action of sucrose phosphorylase.
    J. Biol. Chem. 242: 1338-1346 (1967). [PMID: 4381552]

[EC created 1961]