EC 5.1.3.21 - Maltose epimerase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature
EC 5.1.3.21

Names

Accepted name:
maltose epimerase
Systematic name:
maltose 1-epimerase

Reaction

Comments:

The enzyme catalyses the interconversion of α and β anomers of maltose more effectively than those of disaccharides such as lactose and cellobiose.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0050558
CAS Registry Number: 166799-98-0
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

References

  1. Shirokane, Y. and Suzuki, M.
    A novel enzyme, maltose 1-epimerase from Lactobacillus brevis IFO 3345.
    FEBS Lett. 367: 177-179 (1995). [PMID: 7796915]

[EC 5.1.3.21 created 2002]