IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 6-phospho-β-galactosidase

Reaction: a 6-phospho-β-D-galactoside + H2O = 6-phospho-D-galactose + an alcohol

Other name(s): phospho-β-galactosidase; β-D-phosphogalactoside galactohydrolase; phospho-β-D-galactosidase; 6-phospho-β-D-galactosidase

Systematic name: 6-phospho-β-D-galactoside 6-phosphogalactohydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 37237-42-6


1. Hengstenberg, W., Penberthy, W.K. and Morse, M.L. Purification of the staphylococcal 6-phospho-β-D-galactosidase. Eur. J. Biochem. 14 (1970) 27-32. [PMID: 5447434]

[EC created 1976]

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