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Accepted name: sucrose phosphorylase
Reaction: sucrose + phosphate = D-fructose + α-D-glucose 1-phosphate
Other name(s): sucrose glucosyltransferase; disaccharide glucosyltransferase
Systematic name: sucrose:phosphate α-D-glucosyltransferase
Comments: In the forward reaction, arsenate may replace phosphate. In the reverse reaction, various ketoses and L-arabinose may replace D-fructose.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, Gene, GTD, KEGG, MetaCyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9074-06-0
1.  Doudoroff, M. Disaccharide phosphorylases. In: Boyer, P.D., Lardy, H. and Myrbäck, K. (Ed.), The Enzymes, 2nd edn, vol. 5, Academic Press, New York, 1961, pp. 229–236.
2.  Hassid, W.Z. and Doudoroff, M. Enzymic synthesis of sucrose and other disaccharides. Adv. Carbohydr. Chem. 5 (1950) 29–48. [PMID: 14783033]
3.  Silverstein, R., Voet, J., Reed, D. and Abeles, R.H. Purification and mechanism of action of sucrose phosphorylase. J. Biol. Chem. 242 (1967) 1338–1346. [PMID: 4381552]
[EC created 1961]

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