Glucan 1,4-alpha-maltohexaosidase

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Glucan 1,4-alpha-maltohexaosidase
Identifiers
EC number3.2.1.98
CAS number72561-12-7
Databases
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BRENDABRENDA entry
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MetaCycmetabolic pathway
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Glucan 1,4-alpha-maltohexaosidase (EC 3.2.1.98, exo-maltohexaohydrolase, 1,4-alpha-D-glucan maltohexaohydrolase) is an enzyme with systematic name 4-alpha-D-glucan maltohexaohydrolase.[1][2] This enzyme catalyses the following chemical reaction

Hydrolysis of (1->4)-alpha-D-glucosidic linkages in amylaceous polysaccharides, to remove successive maltohexaose residues from the non-reducing chain ends

The products have the alpha-configuration.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kainuma K, Wako K, Kobayashi S, Nogami A, Suzuki S (December 1975). "Purification and some properties of a novel maltohexaose-producing exo-amylase from Aerobacter aerogenes". Biochimica et Biophysica Acta. 410 (2): 333–46. doi:10.1016/0005-2744(75)90235-1. PMID 1094.
  2. ^ Nakakuki T, Azuma K, Kainuma K (1984). "Action patterns of various exo-amylases and the anomeric configurations of their products". Carbohydr. Res. 128: 297–310. doi:10.1016/0008-6215(84)85337-9.

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