IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: α,α-trehalose phosphorylase

Reaction: α,α-trehalose + phosphate = D-glucose + β-D-glucose 1-phosphate

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Other name(s): trehalose phosphorylase

Systematic name: α,α-trehalose:phosphate β-D-glucosyltransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, GTD, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37205-59-7


1. Belocopitow, E. and Maréchal, L.R. Trehalose phosphorylase from Euglena gracilis. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 198 (1970) 151-154. [PMID: 5413942]

[EC created 1972]

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