Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Reaction:

Superclasses: Reactions Classified By Conversion Type Simple Reactions Chemical Reactions
Reactions Classified By Substrate Small-Molecule Reactions

EC Number:

Enzymes and Genes:
maltodextrin phosphorylase Inferred from experiment : malP

The reaction direction shown, that is, A + B ↔ C + D versus C + D ↔ A + B, is in accordance with the Enzyme Commission system.

Mass balance status: Marked as unbalanced.

Enzyme Commission Primary Name: glycogen phosphorylase

Enzyme Commission Synonyms: muscle phosphorylase a and b, amylophosphorylase, polyphosphorylase, amylopectin phosphorylase, glucan phosphorylase, α-glucan phosphorylase, 1,4-α-glucan phosphorylase, glucosan phosphorylase, granulose phosphorylase, maltodextrin phosphorylase, muscle phosphorylase, myophosphorylase, potato phosphorylase, starch phosphorylase, 1,4-α-D-glucan:phosphate α-D-glucosyltransferase, phosphorylase (ambiguous)

Part of the catabolic pathway for maltodextrins.

Enzyme Commission Summary:
The accepted name should be qualified in each instance by adding the name of the natural substrate, e.g. maltodextrin phosphorylase, starch phosphorylase, glycogen phosphorylase.

Citations: [Baum53, Chen68, Cowgill59, Fischer70, Green43, Hanes40]

Gene-Reaction Schematic: ?

Gene-Reaction Schematic

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Baum53: Baum H, Gilbert GA (1953). "A simple method for the preparation of crystalline potato phosphorylase and Q-enzyme." Nature 171(4361);983-4. PMID: 13063502

Chen68: Chen GS, Segel IH (1968). "Purification and properties of glycogen phosphorylase from Escherichia coli." Arch Biochem Biophys 1968;127(1);175-86. PMID: 4878695

Cowgill59: Cowgill RW (1959). "Lobster muscle phosphorylase: purification and properties." J Biol Chem 234;3146-53. PMID: 13812491

Fischer70: Fischer EH, Pocker A, Saari JC (1970). "The structure, function and control of glycogen phosphorylase." In: Campbell, P.N. and Greville, G.D. (Eds), Essays in Biochemistry, vol. 6, Academic Press, London and New York, pp. 23-68.

Green43: Green AA, Cori GT (1943). "Crystalline muscle phosphorylase. I. Preparation, properties, and molecular weight." J. Biol. Chem. 151 21-29.

Hanes40: Hanes CS (1940). "The breakdown and synthesis of starch by an enzyme from pea seeds." Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B Biol. Sci. 128 421-450.

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