EC - Maltose phosphorylase

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Accepted name:
maltose phosphorylase
Systematic name:
maltose:phosphate 1-β-D-glucosyltransferase


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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ERGO , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , NIST 74 , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0050082
CAS Registry Number: 9030-19-7


  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. Fitting, C. and Doudoroff, M.
    Phosphorolysis of maltose by enzyme preparations from Neisseria meningitidis.
    J. Biol. Chem. 199: 153-163 (1952).
  3. Putman, E.W., Litt, C.F. and Hassid, W.Z.
    The structure of D-glucose-D-xylose synthesized by maltose phosphorylase.
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 77: 4351-4353 (1955).
  4. Wood, B.J.B. and Rainbow, C.
    The maltophosphorylase of beer lactobacilli.
    Biochem. J. 78: 204-209 (1961).

[EC created 1961]