IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: maltokinase

Reaction: ATP + maltose = ADP + α-maltose-1-phosphate

Systematic name: ATP:maltose 1-phosphotransferase

Comments: Requires Mg2+ for activity.

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1. Mendes, V., Maranha, A., Lamosa, P., da Costa, M.S. and Empadinhas, N. Biochemical characterization of the maltokinase from Mycobacterium bovis BCG. BMC Biochem. 11 (2010) 21. [PMID: 20507595]

[EC created 2012]

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