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Glucan 1,4-alpha-Glucosidase MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Glucan 1,4-alpha-Glucosidase
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.277.450.420.375
Unique ID
D005087
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005087
Scope Note
An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of terminal 1,4-linked alpha-D-glucose residues successively from non-reducing ends of polysaccharide chains with the release of beta-glucose. It is also able to hydrolyze 1,6-alpha-glucosidic bonds when the next bond in sequence is 1,4.
Entry Term(s)
1,4-alpha-Glucosidase, Exo
Amyloglucosidase
Exo-1,4-alpha-Glucosidase
Glucoamylase
Glucoamylase G1
Glucoamylase G2
gamma-Amylase
Registry Number
EC 3.2.1.3
CAS Type 1 Name
1,4-alpha-D-Glucan glucohydrolase
Previous Indexing
Glucosidases (1966-1977)
See Also
Glycogen Storage Disease Type II
Public MeSH Note
91; was EXO-1,4-ALPHA-GLUCOSIDASE 1978-90; was EXO-1,4-ALPHA-GLUCOSIDASE see under GLUCOSIDASES 1978-88
Online Note
use GLUCAN 1,4-ALPHA-GLUCOSIDASE to search EXO-1,4-ALPHA-GLUCOSIDASE 1978-90
History Note
91(78); was EXO-1,4-ALPHA-GLUCOSIDASE 1978-90; was EXO-1,4-ALPHA-GLUCOSIDASE see under GLUCOSIDASES 1978-88
Date Established
1989/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/04/15
Revision Date
2009/07/06
Glucan 1,4-alpha-Glucosidase Preferred
Glucoamylase G2 Narrower
Glucoamylase G1 Narrower
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