|Superclasses:||Reactions Classified By Conversion Type → Simple Reactions → Chemical Reactions|
|Reactions Classified By Substrate → Small-Molecule Reactions|
EC Number: 18.104.22.168
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.
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.
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