EC - Maltose 6'-phosphate phosphatase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name:
maltose 6'-phosphate phosphatase
Other names:
maltose 6'-P phosphatase
mapP (gene name)
Systematic name:
maltose 6'-phosphate phosphohydrolase



The enzyme from the bacterium Enterococcus faecalis also has activity with the sucrose isomer turanose 6'-phosphate (α-D-glucopyranosyl-(1→3)-D-fructose 6-phosphate).

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB


  1. Mokhtari, A., Blancato, V. S., Repizo, G. D., Henry, C., Pikis, A., Bourand, A., de Fatima Alvarez, M., Immel, S., Mechakra-Maza, A., Hartke, A., Thompson, J., Magni, C., Deutscher, J.
    Enterococcus faecalis utilizes maltose by connecting two incompatible metabolic routes via a novel maltose 6'-phosphate phosphatase (MapP).
    Mol. Microbiol. 88: 234-253 (2013). [PMID: 23490043]

[EC created 2013]