ENZYME entry: EC 3.2.1.2

Accepted Name
Beta-amylase.
Alternative Name(s)
4-alpha-D-glucan maltohydrolase.
Glycogenase.
Saccharogen amylase.
Reaction catalysed
Hydrolysis of (1->4)-alpha-D-glucosidic linkages in polysaccharides so as to remove successive maltose units from the non-reducing ends of the chains
Comment(s)
Acts on starch, glycogen and related polysaccharides and oligosaccharides producing beta-maltose by an inversion.
Cross-references
PROSITEPDOC00414
BRENDA3.2.1.2
EC2PDB3.2.1.2
ExplorEnz3.2.1.2
PRIAM enzyme-specific profiles3.2.1.2
KEGG Ligand Database for Enzyme Nomenclature3.2.1.2
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature3.2.1.2
IntEnz3.2.1.2
MEDLINEFind literature relating to 3.2.1.2
MetaCyc3.2.1.2
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot
P36924, AMYB_BACCE;  P06547, AMYB_BACCI;  P96513, AMYB_BACFI;  
P82993, AMYB_HORVS;  P16098, AMYB_HORVU;  P10537, AMYB_IPOBA;  
P55005, AMYB_MAIZE;  O22585, AMYB_MEDSA;  P21543, AMYB_PAEPO;  
P30271, AMYB_SECCE;  P10538, AMYB_SOYBN;  P19584, AMYB_THETU;  
O65015, AMYB_TRIRP;  O64407, AMYB_VIGUN;  P93594, AMYB_WHEAT;  
Q9LIR6, BAM1_ARATH;  O65258, BAM2_ARATH;  O23553, BAM3_ARATH;  
P25853, BAM5_ARATH;  Q8L762, BAM6_ARATH;  O80831, BAM7_ARATH;  
Q9FH80, BAM8_ARATH;  

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