PMID: 3501785Oct 1, 1987

Studies on the active site of Taka-amylase A: its action on phenyl maltooligosides with a charge at their non-reducing-ends

Journal of Biochemistry
Y NagamineT Ikenaka


Five modified moltooligosaccharides, phenyl O-6-amino-6-deoxy-alpha-D- glucopyranosyl- (1----4)-O-alpha-D-glucopyranosyl-(1----4)-O-alpha-D-glucopyranosyl-(1-- --4)- alpha-D-glucopyransoide (AG4P), phenyl O-(alpha-D-glucopyranosyluronic acid)-(1----4)-O-alpha-D-glucopyranosyl-(1----4)-O-alpha-d-glucopyran osy l- (1----4)-alpha-D-glucopyranoside (CG4P), phenyl O-6-amino-6-deoxy-alpha-D-glucopyranosyl-(1----4)-O-alpha-D-glucopyra nos yl- (1----4)-O-alpha-D-glucopyranosyl-(1----4)-O-alpha-D-glucopyranosyl-(1-- --4)- alpha-D-glucopyranoside (AG5P), phenyl O-(alpha-D-glucopyranosyluronic acid)-(1----4)-O-alpha-D-glucopyranosyl- (1----4)-O-alpha-D-glucopyranosyl-(1----4)-O-alpha-D-glucopyranosyl-(1-- --4)- alpha-D-glucopyranoside (CG5P), and phenyl O-6-deoxy-6-[(2-pyridyl)amino]-alpha-D-glucopyranosyl-(1----4)- O-alpha-D-glucopyranosyl-(1----4)-O-alpha-D-glucopyranosyl-(1----4)-a lph a-D- glucopyranoside (FG4P), were prepared to examine the active site of Taka-amylase A (TAA) [EC, Aspergillus oryzae]. Phenyl alpha-maltotetraoside (G4P) was predominantly hydrolyzed by TAA to maltose and phenyl alpha-maltoside (G2P). While G2P, phenyl alpha-glucoside (GP), and phenol were liberated from AG4P in the ratio of 7:63:30. G4P, phenyl...Continue Reading

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