Reaction: 2-O-(α-D-glucopyranosyl)-D-glycerate + phosphate = α-D-glucopyranose 1-phosphate + D-glycerate
Systematic name: 2-O-(α-D-glucopyranosyl)-D-glycerate:phosphate α-D-glucosyltransferase (configuration-retaining)
Comments: The enzyme has been characterized from the bacterium Meiothermus silvanus.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number:
1. Franceus, J., Pinel, D. and Desmet, T. Glucosylglycerate phosphorylase, an enzyme with novel specificity involved in compatible solute metabolism. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 83 (2017) . [PMID: 28754708]