- Cellobiose phosphorylase
enzymology, a cellobiose phosphorylase (EC number|188.8.131.52) is an enzymethat catalyzes the chemical reaction
:cellobiose + phosphate alpha-D-glucose 1-phosphate + D-glucose
Thus, the two substrates of this enzyme are
cellobioseand phosphate, whereas its two products are alpha-D-glucose 1-phosphateand D-glucose.
This enzyme belongs to the family of
glycosyltransferases, specifically the hexosyltransferases. The systematic name of this enzyme class is cellobiose:phosphate alpha-D-glucosyltransferase. This enzyme participates in starch and sucrose metabolism.
As of late 2006, two structures have been solved for this class of enzymes, with PDB accession codes PDB link|2CQS and PDB link|2CQT.
CAS registry numberfor this enzyme class is CAS registry|9030-20-0."
Gene Ontology (GO) codes
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