Hydrolyses a variety of 6-phospho-α-D-glucosides, including α-maltose 6′-phosphate, α,α-trehalose 6-phosphate, sucrose 6-phosphate and p-nitrophenyl-α-D-glucopyranoside 6-phosphate (as a chromogenic substrate). The enzyme is activated by FeII, MnII, CoII and NiII. It is rapidly inactivated in air.
Thompson, J., Gentry-Weeks, C.R., Nguyen, N.Y., Folk, J.E., Robrish, S.A. Purification from Fusobacterium mortiferum ATCC 25557 of a 6-phosphoryl-O-α-D-glucopyranosyl:6-phosphoglucohydrolase that hydrolyses maltose 6-phosphate and related phospho-α-D-glucosides. J. Bacteriol.177 (1995) 2505–2512. [DOI] [PMID: 7730284]