IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: glucosylglycerate phosphorylase

Reaction: 2-O-(α-D-glucopyranosyl)-D-glycerate + phosphate = α-D-glucopyranose 1-phosphate + D-glycerate

Systematic name: 2-O-(α-D-glucopyranosyl)-D-glycerate:phosphate α-D-glucosyltransferase (configuration-retaining)

Comments: The enzyme has been characterized from the bacterium Meiothermus silvanus.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number:


1. Franceus, J., Pinel, D. and Desmet, T. Glucosylglycerate phosphorylase, an enzyme with novel specificity involved in compatible solute metabolism. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 83 (2017) . [PMID: 28754708]

[EC created 2018]

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