IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature

EC 5.4.99.16

Accepted name: maltose α-D-glucosyltransferase

Reaction: maltose = α,α-trehalose

Other name(s): trehalose synthase; maltose glucosylmutase

Systematic name: maltose α-D-glucosylmutase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 395644-91-4

References:

1. Nishimoto, T., Nakano, M., Ikegami, S., Chaen, H., Fukuda, S., Sugimoto, T., Kurimoto, M., Tsujisaka, Y. Existence of a novel enzyme converting maltose to trehalose. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 59 (1995) 2189-2190.

2. Nishimoto, T., Nakano, M., Nakada, T., Chaen, H., Fukuda, S., Sugimoto, T., Kurimoto, M., Tsujisaka, Y. Purification and properties of a novel enzyme, trehalose synthase, from Pimelobacter sp. R48. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 60 (1996) 640-644. [PMID: 8829531]

[EC 5.4.99.16 created 1999]


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