IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: α,α-trehalose-phosphate synthase (GDP-forming)

Reaction: GDP-glucose + glucose 6-phosphate = GDP + α,α-trehalose 6-phosphate

Other name(s): GDP-glucose—glucose-phosphate glucosyltransferase; guanosine diphosphoglucose-glucose phosphate glucosyltransferase; trehalose phosphate synthase (GDP-forming)

Systematic name: GDP-glucose:D-glucose-6-phosphate 1-α-D-glucosyltransferase

Comments: See also EC [α,α-trehalose-phosphate synthase (UDP-forming)].

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 37257-32-2


1. Elbein, A.D. Carbohydrate metabolism in Streptomyces hygroscopicus. I. Enzymatic synthesis of trehalose phosphate from guanosine diphosphate D-glucose-14C. J. Biol. Chem. 242 (1967) 403-406. [PMID: 6022837]

[EC created 1972]

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