3.2.1.2: beta-amylase

This is an abbreviated version, for detailed information about beta-amylase, go to the full flat file.

Reaction

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 =

Synonyms

(1-4)-alpha-D-glucan maltohydrolase, 1,4-alpha-D-glucan malto-hydrolase, 1,4-alpha-D-glucan maltohydrolase, amylase, beta-, ARATH, BAM-1, BAM-2, BAM-3, BAM-5, BAM-6, BAM-7, BAM-8, BAM-9, BAM1, BAM3, BAM4, BCB, beta amylase, beta-amylase, beta-amylase 1, beta-amylase I, beta-amylase1, beta-amylase2, beta-amylase8, BMY, Bmy1, Bmy2, Cs-COR018, CT-BMY, glycogenase, More, PF0870, saccharogen amylase, saccharogenamylase, SBA, Sd1, Sd2H, Sd2L, TCMA, TR-BAMY, type I beta-amylase, type II beta-amylase

ECTree

     3 Hydrolases
         3.2 Glycosylases
             3.2.1 Glycosidases, i.e. enzymes that hydrolyse O- and S-glycosyl compounds
                3.2.1.2 beta-amylase