IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: solabiose phosphorylase

Reaction: solabiose + phosphate = D-galactose + α-D-glucose 1-phosphate

Glossary: solabiose = β-D-glucopyranosyl-(1→3)-D-galactose

Systematic name: solabiose:phosphate α-D-glucosyltransferase

Comments: The enzyme, characterized from the bacterium Paenibacillus borealis, belongs to glycoside hydrolase family 94 (GH94).

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1. Saburi, W., Nihira, T., Nakai, H., Kitaoka, M. and Mori, H. Discovery of solabiose phosphorylase and its application for enzymatic synthesis of solabiose from sucrose and lactose. Sci. Rep. 12 (2022) 259. [PMID: 34997180]

[EC created 2022]

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