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Information on EC - alpha-glucosidase

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This single entry covers a group of enzymes whose specificity is directed mainly towards the exohydrolysis of (1->4)-alpha-glucosidic linkages, and that hydrolyse oligosaccharides rapidly, relative to polysaccharide, which are hydrolysed relatively slowly, or not at all. The intestinal enzyme also hydrolyses polysaccharides, catalysing the reactions of EC glucan 1,4-alpha-glucosidase and, more slowly, hydrolyses (1->6)-alpha-D-glucose links.
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The expected taxonomic range for this enzyme is: Eukaryota, Bacteria, Archaea
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maltase, neutral alpha-glucosidase, alpha-d-glucosidase, intestinal maltase, alglucosidase alfa, intestinal alpha-glucosidase, alpha-1,4-glucosidase, recombinant human gaa, alpha-glucosidase ii, mal12, more
Hydrolysis of terminal, non-reducing (1->4)-linked alpha-D-glucose residues with release of D-glucose
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