IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: trehalose-phosphatase

Reaction: α,α-trehalose 6-phosphate + H2O = α,α-trehalose + phosphate

Other name(s): trehalose 6-phosphatase; trehalose 6-phosphate phosphatase

Systematic name: trehalose-6-phosphate phosphohydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9025-72-3


1. Cabib, E. and Leloir, L.F. The biosynthesis of trehalose phosphate. J. Biol. Chem. 231 (1958) 259-275.

2. Candy, D.J. and Kilby, B.A. The biosynthesis of trehalose in the locust fat body. Biochem. J. 78 (1961) 531-536.

[EC created 1961]

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