Information on EC 3.2.1.60 - glucan 1,4-alpha-maltotetraohydrolase

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Compare EC 3.2.1.2 beta-amylase, which removes successive maltose residues, and EC 3.2.1.98 (glucan 1,4-alpha-maltohexaosidase) and EC 3.2.1.116 (glucan 1,4-alpha-maltotriohydrolase).
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The expected taxonomic range for this enzyme is: Bacteria, Eukaryota
Synonyms
exo-malto tetraohydrolase, exo-maltotetraohydrolase, exomaltotetraohydrolase, G4-1, G4-2, G4-amylase, G4-exo-alpha-amylase, maltotetraohydrolase, exo-, maltotetraose-forming alpha-amylase, Maltotetraose-forming amylase, more
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LITERATURE
hydrolysis of (1->4)-alpha-D-glucosidic linkages in amylaceous polysaccharides, to remove successive maltotetraose residues from the non-reducing chain ends
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