Maltose is converted to trehalose

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R-MTU-868709
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Reaction [transition]
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Mycobacterium tuberculosis
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Maltose is converted to trehalose. The enzymatic activity of TreS for this reaction is 2-5 fold stronger than for the reverse reaction (De Smet et al, 2000).

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PubMed ID Title Journal Year
10658666 Three pathways for trehalose biosynthesis in mycobacteria

Young, DB, De Smet, KA, Robertson, BD, Brown, IN, Weston, A

Microbiology 2000
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maltose alpha-D-glucosyltransferase activity of TreS [cytosol]

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