IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: palatinase

Reaction: palatinose + H2O = α-D-glucopyranose + D-fructofuranose

Glossary: palatinose = 6-O-α-D-glucopyranosyl-D-fructofuranose

Other name(s): palQ (gene name)

Systematic name: palatinose α-1,6-glucohydrolase

Comments: The enzyme, characterized from the bacterium Erwinia rhapontici, is specific for palatinose.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number:


1. Bornke, F., Hajirezaei, M. and Sonnewald, U. Cloning and characterization of the gene cluster for palatinose metabolism from the phytopathogenic bacterium Erwinia rhapontici. J. Bacteriol. 183 (2001) 2425-2430. [PMID: 11274100]

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