IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: cellodextrin phosphorylase

Reaction: [(1→4)-β-D-glucosyl]n + phosphate = [(1→4)-β-D-glucosyl]n-1 + α-D-glucose 1-phosphate

Other name(s): β-1,4-oligoglucan:orthophosphate glucosyltransferase; 1,4-β-D-oligo-D-glucan:phosphate α-D-glucosyltransferase

Systematic name: (1→4)-β-D-glucan:phosphate α-D-glucosyltransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37277-58-0


1. Sheth, K. and Alexander, J.K. Purification and properties of β-1,4-oligoglucan:orthophosphate glucosyltransferase from Clostridium thermocellum. J. Biol. Chem. 244 (1969) 457-464. [PMID: 5773308]

[EC created 1972]

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